am i missing something here?

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  1. abigail09

    abigail09 Gold Member

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    just found a recipe on SW website for chicken chow mein, its 1 1/2 syns on green if using chicken as a healthy extra but where has the 1 1/2 syns come from isnt the rest free??

    150g packet dried egg noodles
    3 garlic cloves
    4 spring onions
    2 carrots
    113g/4oz mangetout
    113g/4oz mushrooms
    1 red pepper
    4 cooked chicken breasts
    Fry Light
    1 tsp finely grated root ginger
    4 tbsp soy sauce
    85ml/3fl oz chicken stock made with Bovril
    142g/5oz beansprouts
    Salt and freshly ground black pepper
     
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    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

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    chickenstock?
     
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    i have always been under the impression bovril was free? as long as its from the jar
     
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    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

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    oh i don't know about bovril ...never use it. can't see where the sins are in this otherwise!
     
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    Optimising book says that an average sized chicken breast is 7.5 syns, your Hxb of chicken is worth only 6 syns thats why the recipe is 1.5 syn
     
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    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

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    the guru has spoken! lol
     
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    I didn't know that chicken breasts are 7½ syns, will have to remember that, thanks.
     
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    Pink chock, they are only syns on a green day, on a red day u can eat till they come out ur ears lol
     
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    Oh, i do! lol

    I would have thought a breast was a B choice though and not a B and Syns. Wishful thinking i suppose!
     
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    Find a small breast and it will be a B choice!!!
     
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    I would deffo prefer a C choice myself........... now we are on the breast subject!!! lol
     
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    love it Nanny! - as it is I have to settle for a B/C! xxx
     
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    thanks!!
     
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