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Chicken and pumpkin stir-fry

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  • Dairy free
  • Lactose free
  • Healthier living
  • No added sugar
  • Sesame free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein

Bring out the wok and cook up this easy Asian-inspired chicken and pumpkin stir-fry. Not only is it full of nutritious goodness, it tastes delicious, too!

  • Serves4
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Chicken and pumpkin stir-fry with soba noodles


  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 120g soba noodles
  • 2 tsp peanut oil
  • 1kg Kent pumpkin, seeded, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 500g chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 300g brown mushrooms, halved
  • 300g mixed medley tomatoes
  • 3 tsp salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 tbs chopped unsalted roasted cashews
  • 1/4 cup (50g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds)

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy 1864kJ / 229 cals (11%), Protein: 39g (78%), Fat: 13g (9%), Sat Fat: 2g (4%), Sodium: 455mg (18%), Carbs 35 (9%), Sugar 10g (11%), Dietary Fibre 10g (27%)

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  1. Step 1

    Place the spring onion in a bowl and cover with iced water. Set aside for 10 mins or until curled. Drain.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water for 4 mins or until tender. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    While the noodles are cooking, heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Stir-fry the pumpkin for 6 mins or until tender. Remove from pan.
  4. Step 4

    Add the chicken to the wok or pan and stir-fry, in two batches, for 5 mins or until chicken is cooked through. Return the chicken and pumpkin to the wok or pan with five spice and mushroom. Stir-fry for 3 mins or until mushroom is tender. Add the tomatoes, soy sauce, 1/3 cup (80ml) water and noodles and stir-fry for 2 mins or until heated through.
  5. Step 5

    Sprinkle with cashew, pepitas and spring onion curls. Season with pepper to serve.