Simple Spicy Rice Noodles

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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

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This is one of many Thai treats found in the night markets everywhere in Thailand. They are often prepared or cooked in the wok in just minutes. This delightful recipe makes a wonderful one-dish meal for lunch or else a side dish.


  • 225 g (8 oz) flat rice noodles, rice vermicelli or rice sticks
  • 225 g


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

Cut the chicken into strips about 7.5 cm (3 in) long. Heat a wok or large frying pan