Sweet soy chicken & noodles

Asian-style noodles and chicken with kecap manis, also known as ketjap manis, a dark, thick, sweet soy sauce.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Sweet soy chicken & noodles
  • 250 gram soba noodles
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 chicken breast fillets (600g), sliced thinly
  • 200 gram sugar snap peas
  • 2 tablespoon kecap manis
  • 4 green onions, sliced thinly
  • 6 red radishes (200g), sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander


Sweet soy chicken & noodles
  • 1
    Cook noodles in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender; drain. Rinse noodles under hot water; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat half the oil in wok; stir-fry chicken, in batches, until tender. Remove from wok. Heat remaining oil in wok, add peas; stir-fry until just tender. Return chicken to wok with sauce, onion and radish; cook, stirring, until hot.
  • 3
    Combine noodles and coriander in large bowl; serve topped with chicken mixture.


Depending on the brand of kecap manis, the soy's sweetness is derived from the addition of either molasses or palm sugar when brewed.

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