Stir-fried Rice Noodles in Chilli Black Bean Sauce


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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

  • About

Noodles in all forms are popular in Thailand but perhaps rice noodles are the most commonly eaten. They can be instantly prepared from dried form in a matter of minutes. I particularly like this noodle recipe, which uses black beans from my southern Chinese heritage.


  • 225 g (8 oz) thin dried rice noodles
  • 225 g (8


Soak the rice noodles in a bowl of warm water for 25 minutes, then drain them in a colander or sieve.

Peel the prawns and discard the shells. Using a small sharp knife, remove the fine digestive cord. Wash the prawns in cold water with the salt, rinse well and pat them dry with kitchen paper.

Heat a wok or large frying pan over high heat until it is hot. Add the oil, and when it