Drunken noodles with boiled egg

Drunken noodles with boiled egg
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

This noodle dish is quick to make and packed full of nutrition.


  • 4 medium British Lion eggs, boiled
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced into strips
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 5cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 x 400g vegetable stir fry pack
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 250g thick rice noodles
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • a large handful of coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add the chicken and fry for around 5 minutes, until golden and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  2. Add the onion, ginger and garlic to the wok and cook for 2 minutes, then add the vegetable stir fry pack and fry for a further 3 minutes. Add the chicken a back to the pan along with the oyster sauce, fish sauce and rice wine vinegar and cook for 1 minute. 
  3. Cook the rice noodles according to the pack instructions. Then drain and stir in the chicken and vegetables. 
  4. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil and add the eggs. Simmer for 7 minutes until just set. Peel the eggs and slice in half.
  5. Divide the noodles between 4 shallow bowls and top with the eggs. Sprinkle over the sesame seeds and garnish with coriander before serving with the lime wedges.

Cooks tips

Omit the chicken and oyster sauce and swap it for tofu and soy sauce to make this dish vegetarian.

Nutritional information, per serving:
Calories Carbs Protein Fat Saturates Salt
470 60.1g 31.8g 10.7g 2.5g 2.2g

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3.2 / 5 rating (72 votes)

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