Sweet Chilli Chicken

Sweet Chilli Chicken

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Sweet Chilli Chicken is sweet, salty and spicy, which is such a perfect combination. This dish has it all and is quick and easy. Your children will enjoy the slurp factor of the noodles.

The peppers and honey add the sweetness to the sauce. This recipe uses mild chilli powder, but you can use whichever heat chilli you like. The mild chilli is to make it more family friendly. Chilli flakes pack more of a punch, so be careful of the quantity if you’re using those.

The sauce coats the noodles and gives them the flavour they need. It clings onto them to reduce the friction, so you can get some good slurp action.

Sweet Chilli Chicken Closeup

Recipe Tips

You can use Maple Syrup instead of honey in your Sweet Chilli Chicken, if you prefer. It tends to be sweeter, so you may not need as much.

Don’t overcook the noodles, as they will go too mushy. Cook according to the packet instructions.

Sweet Chilli Chicken

Sweet Chilli Chicken

Sweet and spicy noodles
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 486kcal


  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 100 g Mushrooms
  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp Mild Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 Chicken Stock Cube
  • 3 nests Dried Wholewheat Egg Noodles
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour


  • Slice Onion, Mushrooms, Red Pepper, Yellow Pepper and crush Garlic Cloves.
  • Slice Chicken Breasts into small thin pieces.
  • Dry fry the Chicken Breast slices until browned. Ladle any excess waterout of the pan.
  • Add the Onion and Garlic and cook until the Onion is clear.
  • Add the Peppers and Mushrooms and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Add Soy Sauce, Mild Chilli Powder, Honey and Chicken Stock Cube and mix well.
  • Mix Cornflour with enough cold water to make a smooth paste.
  • Add the Cornflour mixture to the pan and mix in for a few seconds.
  • Add enough boiling water to coat the meat and vegetables and bring tothe boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Cook Wholewheat Egg Noodles according to the instructions on the pack.
  • Drain the Noodles and mix in with the Chicken mixture.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Chilli Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 486 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 146mg49%
Sodium 838mg36%
Potassium 276mg8%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 61g122%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.