Poached Chicken, Rice Noodles and Vegetable Broth

Ingredients :

2 chicken breasts

1pint vegetable stock ( from cubes or homemade)

1 nest rice noodles cooked for 3 minutes and refreshed in cold water

1 carrot peeled and then sliced thinly using peeler

1 courgette topped and tailed and thinly sliced using a peeler

100g sugar snap peas cut in half

3 baby pak choi – ends cut off and each leaf in half lengthways

( you can also use any other vegetables just cut to a size so they all cook in about the same time).

Method:

  1. Bring the stock to the boil, put in the chicken breast and keep simmering and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots to the pan and cook for 1 minute
  3. Add the rest of the vegetables and noodles and put a lid on it till it wilts a bit, stir and season to taste.
  4. Bring to the boil , it is ready to serve as soon as the veg is cooked. ( check the chicken is cooked through – if y not you can put the veg in a bowl and wait until the chicken is ready to serve.

NB – you cna season and make hotter with fresh chillis, ginger, lime leaves , lemon gras, fresh herbs as alone it is relatively simple flabours and not suited to everyones pallete!

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