Chinese plum chicken

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Chinese plum chicken
  • 750 gram chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, cut into chunks
  • 375 millilitre bottle oriental sweet plum marinade or stir-fry sauce
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 450 gram hokkien noodles
  • 2 bunch baby choy sum or bok choy, trimmed
  • 2 green onions, sliced, to serve


Chinese plum chicken
  • 1
    In a bowl, combine chicken, plum sauce, soy and ginger. Cover and chill 20 minutes.
  • 2
    In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil on high. Strain marinade from chicken and reserve.
  • 3
    Stir-fry chicken in 3 batches, 2-3 minutes each, until golden. Add reserved marinade, noodles and choy sum. Stir-fry 2-3 minutes, until greens are just wilted and sauce has thickened. Serve topped with green onion.


To prepare hokkien noodles, loosen slightly and place in a large heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Set aside 2-3 minutes, stirring with a fork to separate noodles.

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