A traditional Chinese New Year dish of tasty prawn and chicken noodle dish.
250 grams chicken thigh fillets, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
1 Tbsp cornstarch
60 ml/ 1/4 cup peanut oil
1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 tsp shrimp paste
10 green tiger prawns, peeled, deveined
1 pkt of fresh flat noodles, or homemade noodles
4 green shallots, ends trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths
125 ml/ 1/2 cup soy sauce
60 ml/1/4 cup oyster sauce
- Combine chicken, oyster sauce and cornflour on a large plate. Heat oil in a wok over high heat until just smoking. Add chilli, garlic and shrimp paste, and stir fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the chicken mixture and stir fry for 5 minutes or until brown and just cooked through. Add prawns and stir fry for 2 minutes or until prawns curl and change colour.
- Add the noodles and stir fry for 5 minutes or until noodles are just tender. Add shallots , soy sauce and extra oyster sauce and stir fry for 2 minutes or until heated through. Taste and season with salt.