This Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken, is the perfect Slimming World dinner treat. Our Chinese twist on it is certain to please the whole family!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
There’s nothing more I love than this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken stir fry.
It’s quick, tasty and mega easy to throw together after a long day at work. The last thing you want to be doing it slaving over a hot stove for hours on end!
There are a lot of variations of “Diet Coke Chicken” on the interwebs, some of which are a little peculiar. Most of them use… surprise, surprise Diet Coke!
I prefer to use Pepsi Max as I think it thickens better than Diet Coke. You could even use the Pepsi Max Ginger, and there’s more info about that below.
So without further ado – here’s all you need to know about this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken recipe.
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How many Syns are in this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken recipe?
As the title suggests, this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken is Syn free. But it’s only Syn free if you use Diet Coke or Pepsi Max, and use Frylight.
You could even use the new Pepsi Max Ginger, to take this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken to another level! It’s Syn free and available in most supermarkets.
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free!
The new Avocado Oil flavour is ideal for this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken recipe.
If you want to use full fat Coke or Pepsi instead, then you need to split the 7 Syns for the can between how many portions.
So for 4 portions of this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken it’s be 2 Syns each.
What meat can I use in this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken recipe?
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The hamper is incredible value for money, working out FAR cheaper than the supermarket.
The chicken breasts are lovely, plump and don’t have that horrid vac-pack smell when you open them up!
We also have a few exclusive hamper deals available, so it’s well worth checking them out.
If you don’t fancy using chicken you could always use some diced pork, and if you don’t eat meat, just make it into a vegetarian version! You could use some Quorn Chicken pieces or even just lots of speed food.
Don’t forget to substitute the chicken stock pot, cube and Worcestershire sauce for vegetable versions!
Check out how easy this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken is to make. Watch the video!
How do I make this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken?
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post.
Spray a frying pan with Frylight and heat gently. We used Avocado Frylight as in our opinion it’s the best one.
Add the chicken, sprinkle with the 5 Spice and season. Stir and cook until the chicken has started to brown.
Remove the chicken from the pan, add a few more sprays of Frylight then fry off the onions, ginger, garlic and mushrooms.
Cook until they start to soften.
Add peppers, baby corn, tomato puree, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and Coke/Pepsi. Stir and bring to the boil.
Stir in the half a stock cube and the stock pot and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
When the sauce has started to thicken and go a bit syrupy, return the chicken to the pan and stir in the spring onions.
Simmer for another 10 minutes. Check the consistency and if it’s not quite thick enough simmer for a bit longer, until the required consistency is reached.
Can I freeze this Syn Free Diet Coke – Pepsi Max Chicken?
Yes you can! Just make sure you freeze it as soon as it’s cooled, and it’s piping hot all the way through after reheating.
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