Date posted: 01/11/2021

Burmese shan noodles

Rice noodles served with chicken in a fragrant tomato sauce, finished with soy sauce

  • Serves 1
Votes: 2 Average: 5


Farmstead chicken thigh boneless skinless 80-100g 2 pieces
Banana shallots large 40g
Garlic prepared 5g
Plum tomato 100g
Root ginger 8g
Green chillies 5g
Spring onion trimmed 0.1 pieces
Lee Kum premium dark soy sauce 60ml
Everyday Favourites Chinese five spice 5g
Gustoso multi use tomato base 50g
La Espanola pre olive oil glass 20ml
Prep premium toasted sesame oil 5ml
Wing yip rice noodles (5mm) 100g
Tate & Lyle caster sugar drum 25g
Everyday Favourites salted peanuts 15g


  1. Peel and slice the shallots and then set them to one side.
  2. Crush the garlic and grate the ginger. Dice the plum tomato. Set all of these to one side.
  3. Blanch and refresh the noodles.
  4. Heat a large frying pan and add the oils. Quickly fry the shallots with the crushed garlic and ginger.
  5. Add the chicken thigh and five spice, and cook until the chicken is browned.
  6. Add the soy sauce and sugar, and cook down. Then add the diced plum tomato, gustoso sauce, and turn the heat down.
  7. Cook until the chicken is cooked through, and the sauce has reduced down by half.
  8. Warm the noodles and top them with chicken, crushed peanuts, fresh sliced spring onion and green chilli.
  9. Serve with pickled carrots, sesame seeds and garlic oil. Finally, sprinkle some chilli flakes over the top for a bit of extra spice.
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