Category: 10 Minute Poultry & Meat Dishes
3 minutes preparation time
7 minutes cooking time

Ingredients Serve 4

1 lemon grass stalk

1 large garlic clove

1 cm/ ½ inch piece of fresh root ginger

275g/10oz lean chicken, thinly sliced

30ml/2 tbsp sunflower oil

4 spring onions, chopped

½ red pepper, seeded and sliced

115g/4oz fine green beans

2 carrots cut into matchsticks

Pinch of sugar

30ml/2 tbsp oyster sauce

Crushed peanuts and coriander leaves to garnish

Salt and ground black pepper

Crushed peanuts and coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Thinly slice the lemon grass. Peel and chop the ginger and garlic. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Add the lemongrass, ginger and garlic, and stir-fry for 30econds until the garlic is golden and the oil is aromatic.
  2. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Then add the vegetables; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Finally stir in the oyster sauce, sugar and seasoning to taste and stir-fry for another minute or two to mix and blend well. Serve at once, sprinkled with the peanuts and coriander leaves.

Rice is the traditional accompaniment.

Source: The Ultimate 30 Minute Cookbook by Jenni Fleetwood

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