Gluten-free Sugar-free Five Spice Chicken

By The Nosh Team -Posted on 8th Sep 2016  

Recipe info

Cost: --

Serves: 4

Ease: 2/5

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: -


  • 1 tablespoon Chinese 5 spice
  • 3 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 fat red chilli, chopped
  • 8 spring onions, chopped
  • 200g bean sprouts
  • 100g mangetout, sliced lengthways
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1/2 mug water
  • 3 tablespoons GF/SF soy sauce

  1. Put the 5 spice on a plate and add the chicken pieces, mix together and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Put the rice on to cook. Once cooked, set to one side with a lid on.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok, or large frying pan. Add the chicken and fry for 3–4 minutes until cooked through.
  4. Add the garlic, chilli and spring onions and fry for 1 minute.
  5. Add the bean sprouts and mangetout
  6. Mix the sauce ingredients together and add to the pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Serve on the rice.

add your comment or request a recipe:

  • The Nosh Team - Thanks for your question, if you buy the branded Schwartz 5 spice it has sugar in but the unbranded ones from Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Waitrose all have zero sugar, hope that helps. If you are not in the UK I am not sure though.
    17 Apr 2018
  • Anon - Where are you buying sugar free Chinese 5 spice?
    15 Apr 2018

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