Instant noodles are often criticised as unhealthy or junk food! But ask most children or youth the food that appeal most to them and you will hear them shout NOODLES!
No matter what negative write ups keep harping about noodles, people all over the world will continue to love and eat noodles!
Therefore, the addition of assorted fresh vegetables like chopped carrots, cabbage, lettuce and the likes of meat, fish, sausage or any food can be used on the finished noodles to make a more complete meal.
Nigeria as a nation can now boast of so many brands of noodles, mention them! The most popular are mimee noodles, indomie noodles, golden penny and dangote noodles! To relish noodles as a healthy meal, you can prepare the food as posted below!
Recipe for 3 servings
6 sachets/pack noodles
1 pack of Sausage
6 Hard boiled eggs
5 large Carrots (diced)
1 sizeable Cabbage (diced)
1/2 kilogram of Gizzard(diced and boiled)
1 kilogram of Chicken breast(shredded and boiled)
2 Garlic cloves [minced]
1 large Ginger [minced or crushed]
5 fresh Tomatoes [sliced]
1 large Cucumber
1 large Onion [stripped]
1 can of Mushroom (shredded)
Seasoning and a pinch of salt to taste
2 Green peppers [diced]
1 Red pepper [diced]
2 tablespoons of Margarine
1 small bunch of Lettuce (for garnishing)
Boil some water in a clean pot.
once it starts boiling, add some onions to the pot, add the noodles, as well as seasonings to taste. Boil for less than five minutes or until the noodles are set. Strain and set aside.
Heat up a frying pan.
Melt the margarine into the pan, add the shredded chicken breast, gizzard, mushroom, carrots, garlic, ginger, salt and seasoning to taste. Stir and simmer for two minutes.
Add the cabbage and simmer for one minute.
Add the previously boiled noodles, stir together and allow to simmer for one minute.
Add the diced green and red peppers, tomatoes and any other ingredient. Stir and turn off the heat!
Serve onto 3 plates, add two eggs each . Remember the lettuce for the garnishing…. it is however OPTIONAL!
Don’t forget to enjoy the meal with a chilled glass of Zobo!
THIS RECIPE WAS SENT BY IFEDAYO_EMMANUEL & EDITED BY LYDIA!