Penang Rice Noodles

"Stir fry rice noodles in a spicy curry sauce. Use less of the curry paste to make a milder version."
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 5

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  • 1/2 package Thai Vermicelli Rice Noodles
  • 1 tablespoon sambal olek
  • 2 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 juice lime
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon powder turmeric
  • 1 box (8 ounces) halved sweet brown grape tomatoes
  • 1 large diced tomato
  • salt
  • 1/2 bunch fine chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoon partly crushed roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter


  • Step 1

    Soak noodles in hot water for 5 mins. Drain and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil. Add garlic and stir fry. Add in Penang curry paste, and turmeric. Cook a couple of minutes taking care nothing burns. Keep heat on medium.

  • Step 3

    Add in drained noodles, salt, diced tomato, halved grape tomatoes, peanut butter, lime juice, brown sugar, honey, cilantro, samba olek and crushed peanuts. Serve.

  • Step 4

    Notes: sambal olek and rice noodles are widely available in Asian food stores or regular supermarkets in the Asian food/World food isle.

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