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Phil Vickery's Chow Mein in 10 minutes!

With thousands of students across the country settling into university life this week, Phil is here to make sure beans on toast and a bowl of cereal aren’t the only dishes in their culinary repertoire.

He’s here with his cheats guide to a tasty Chow Mein - and the good news is, it only takes 10 minutes to make!

Phil Vickery's Chow Mein

Serves 4


1 red pepper, cut into strips

1 yellow pepper, cut into strips

1 green pepper, cut into strips

6 spring onions cut on a long diagonals

½ medium egg white

1 level tbsp any starch, cornflour is perfect

1 tsp sesame oil

200g turkey breast meat free of skin cut into 1cm strips

2 tbsp oil

50g fresh ginger, cut into fine strips

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

100g frozen green beans

200g bag bean sprouts, roughly

2 cooked egg noodle nests, think they are 150g ish

5 tbsp ketchup

4 tbsp oyster sauce

3 tbsp dark soy sauce

Dash of water


1. Place the peppers and spring onions into a saucepan and just cover with cold water.

2. Place on the stove and set on a high heat, once boiling, strain straight away.

3. Meanwhile, place the egg white, starch and sesame oil into a bowl and mix well, then add the turkey and coat really well.4. Heat a wok and add the oil, ginger and garlic and cook over a high heat until they colour nicely, 2-3 minutes.

5. Add the turkey in strips making sure they do not touch each other and cook again over a high heat to seal them quickly.

6. Add the peppers, onions, beans and beansprouts and cook over a high heat, then add the noodles.

7. Finally add the ketchup, oyster sauce and soy, cook until nicely coated and pretty much evaporated.

8. Serve in deep bowls.

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