Bang Bang Chicken
You can’t go wrong with a Bang Bang Chicken Fakeaway night. Super quick to make, packed with tasty veg and inspired by our favourite Asian flavours. You'll love this slimming friendly stir-fry!
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To keep the calories low, we’ve used a home-made punchy sauce that’ll give your veggies some serious flavour. We’ve thrown carrot, broccoli and courgette into our stir-fry pan, and you can mix up the veggie combinations as much as you want (that’s the beauty of a stir-fry!). We love to use broccoli because it adds a satisfying crispiness to the dish.
Feeling brave? You could use a drizzle of Sriracha sauce or a sprinkling of dried chilli flakes to give this dish even more of a kick. It’s all about the spice!
What diets is this Bang Bang Chicken suitable for?
Bang Bang Chicken can be enjoyed on gluten free diets, as long as you substitute soy sauce for suitable alternatives.
If you’re cooking for people with allergies, be extra careful when checking ingredients and preparing food!
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Bang Bang Chicken?
Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.
The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Bang Bang Chicken?
Don’t fancy doing too much washing up? No problem! This Bang Bang Chicken recipe doesn’t need much equipment, and it doesn’t need fancy ingredients either.
If you like a bit of heat in your dinner, we’d recommend a dash of Sriracha sauce.
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In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients and mix until smooth. Leave to one side.
Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions. This will usually take 4 minutes in a pan of boiling water. Drain.
While the noodles are cooking, spray a frying pan with low calorie cooking spray. Add the chicken and brown on all sides. This should take around 4 minutes.
Add the garlic, ginger and broccoli to the pan and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the chilli, carrot and courgette and stir fry for 2 minutes.
Pour in the sauce and, when hot, add the noodles to the pan. Mix well.
Divide between two plates and serve.
What could I serve with this Bang Bang Chicken?
We think all of these recipes would work really well with Bang Bang Chicken as a Fakeaway night spread inspired by Asian flavours…
How do you know when Bang Bang Chicken is cooked?
You should cook this Bang Bang Chicken until the chicken is browned on all sides and cooked through thoroughly. This will take around 8 minutes.
To keep your family safe, the advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes.
How long can you keep Bang Bang Chicken in the fridge?
Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.
If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Bang Bang Chicken in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Bang Bang Chicken?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Bang Bang Chicken?
From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.
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Bang Bang Chicken
Super quick to make, packed with tasty veg and inspired by our favourite Asian flavours. You'll love this slimming friendly stir-fry!
- KCals 449
- Carbs 53G
- In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients and mix until smooth. Leave to one side.
- Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions. This will usually take 4 minutes in a pan of boiling water. Drain.
- While the noodles are cooking, spray a frying pan with low calorie cooking spray. Add the chicken and brown on all sides. This should take around 4 minutes.
- Add the garlic, ginger and broccoli to the pan and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the chilli, carrot and courgette and stir fry for 2 minutes.
- Pour in the sauce and, when hot, add the noodles to the pan. Mix well.
- Divide between two plates and serve.
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