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Thai Fried Noodles

A different take on a stir fried noodle dish. This recipe combines all the wonderful familiar Thai flavors. Spicy, tangy and sweet, a very quick and easy dish with lots of flavor and textures..
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: stir fried noodle dish, thai flavors, spicy, tangy, sweet, quick and easy dish, thai fred noodles
Yield: 4 Servings.
Author: Deirdre K Todd


  • 8-10 oz. bean thread noodles
  • Boiling water as needed
  • 1/2 lb. pork, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lb. chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • salt, white pepper, as needed
  • 1/4 lb. shrimp; peeled, deveined, halved
  • 2 TB vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 c. patis (fish sauce)
  • 3 TB palm sugar
  • 2 tsp. chili garlic paste
  • 1/2 c. bean sprouts
  • 4 stalks green onion, white parts-2-inch diagonal lengths, green parts-chopped


  • 1/4 c. roasted peanuts
  • coarsely chopped
  • 4-6 stalks cilantro, leaves


  • Place noodles in a large heat proof bowl; cover with boiling water.
  • Let sit 5-8 minutes until softened.
  • Drain well.
  • Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl; combine lime juice, patis, palm sugar and garlic paste.
  • Set aside. Lightly season pork and chicken with salt and pepper.
  • In a large skillet or wok over medium high heat; stir fry pork and chicken in oil until light browned about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add lime juice mixture; stirring until sugar has dissolved.
  • Add shrimp; stir fry 1 minute until shrimp are slightly pink.
  • Add noodles, bean sprouts and whites of green onion. 
  • Toss well to combine.

How To Serve:

  • For service: Top with green parts of green onion, cilantro and peanuts.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Serves 4.