Thai Drunken Noodles

There isn’t a drop of alcohol in this dish — the name Thai Drunken Noodles refers to how much you’ll want to drink to combat the heat. We suggest a nice cold beer or sparkling wine.


There isn’t a drop of alcohol in this dish — the name Thai Drunken Noodles refers to how much you’ll want to drink to combat the heat. We suggest a nice cold beer or sparkling wine.

There isn’t a drop of alcohol in this dish — the name Thai Drunken Noodles refers to how much you’ll want to drink to combat the heat. We suggest a nice cold beer or sparkling wine.



Thai Drunken Noodles

Thai Drunken Noodles

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

There isn’t a drop of alcohol in this dish — the name Thai Drunken Noodles refers to how much you’ll want to drink to combat the heat. We suggest a nice cold beer or sparkling wine.

Ingredients

  • 2 14-ounce packages 1/4-inch-wide flat rice noodles*
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 12 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Thai chiles*
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken (thin slices)
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce (nam pla or nuoc nam)*
  • 1/4 cup black soy sauce*
  • 1/4 cup Golden Mountain sauce* or light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 large plum tomatoes, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 4 Anaheim chiles or Italian frying peppers, or 2 green bell peppers (about 12 ounces total), cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup fresh Thai basil leaves* or regular basil leaves


Instructions

  1. Cook noodles in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring frequently. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and Thai chiles; sauté 30 seconds. Add chicken and next 4 ingredients and sauté until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Add noodles, tomatoes, and Anaheim chiles; toss to coat. Transfer to large platter, sprinkle with basil leaves, and serve.
  3. *Thai Basil is purple on one side. Available in the Asian foods section or produce section of some supermarkets, and at Southeast Asian and some Asian markets.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 395Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 76mgSodium 1417mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 3gSugar 8gProtein 30g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Photo: Jason Lam / CC BY-SA

Thai Drunken Noodles

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