Spicy Thai Noodles

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Servings: 4
A combination of rice noodles and stir-fry vegetables make this spicy dish a favorite in any household. Can serve as an entree or a side dish.


  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp sesame oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 7 oz rice noodles, uncooked
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 green chili pepper, fresh, sliced lengthwise very thin
  • 3 green onions, chopped in 4-inch (10cm) pieces and slivered lengthwise
  • 2 cups nappa cabbage, (Chinese cabbage), shredded


  • In a small bowl, mix rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch, one tsp sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  • Prepare noodles according to package directions.
  • Heat one tsp (5g) of sesame oil in a large skillet or wok. Add garlic, carrot, green chili and onions, stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add cabbage and stir fry 2 to 3 minutes. Pour sauce over vegetables and cook for 2 minutes until hot and bubbly. Cover vegetables to keep warm.
  • Pour vegetables and sauce over cooked noodles. Mix together and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 270
  Calories from Fat 22 (8%)
(4%)Total Fat 3g
(2%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(24%)Sodium 569mg
(13%)Potassium 438mg
Total Carbohydrate 63g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(8%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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