Chicken and Sake Noodles

Chicken and Sake Noodles

A quick midweek recipe from TV cook and author Lisa Faulkner. This healthy stir fry is Japanese in style with fresh udon noodles and sake!

  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time12 mins

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy640 Kcals
  • Sugars2.7g
  • Fat24.2g
  • Saturated Fat3.9g
  • Salt2.3g


  • 50ml vegetable oil
  • 3 skinless chicken breasts, cut into long strips
  • 100g root ginger, peeled and finely sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced
  • 200g spring onions, sliced in half widthways (to separate the white and green parts)
  • 600g fresh Udon noodles
  • 200ml Sake
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 50ml Kikkoman soy sauce


Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat. Add the chicken and quickly fry for 1-2 minutes . Add the ginger and garlic and fry for 2 minutes until softened. Add the white parts of the spring onions and stir fry for a further 2 minutes.

Add the noodles and the green parts of the spring onions and cook for a minute or so until the noodles are warmed through. Pour in the sake and bring to the boil. Let the mixture bubble for 1-2 minutes then stir in the beaten egg. Pour the in soy sauce, give everything a stir then remove from the heat. Continue to stir, off the heat, for a couple of minutes until the sauce thickens. Serve immediately.