Pad Kee Mao a.k.a drunken noodles
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cook rice noodles according to package directions. Once complete, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a iron skillet on high heat, as oil shimmers or starts to smoke add chopped garlic, shallot, chile and sautee 30-45 seconds.
  3. Quickly add the onion and peppers (if using) sautee for 1-2 minutes. Then add protein and sautee until cooked through.
  4. If pan is looking a bit dry add another 1-2 Tbsp oil before adding the noodles, all the sauces (fish, oyster, light soy, sweet soy), and sugar. Mix thoroughly and sautee for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Lastly, add in tomatoes, white pepper and basil, sautee for another 30-45 seconds and turn off heat. There shouldn’t be any sauce or liquid at the bottom of the pan, if there is keep cooking until gone, but don’t let noodles burn!!
  6. Serve with lime and or prik nam pla (fish sauce with chopped thai chiles)
Recipe Notes

Tip -Try to avoid overcooking your rice noodles. One trick I learned to prevent the dish/noodles from being starchy/grainy is to thoroughly rinse them after cooking. It makes a difference!