Stefano Faita

Spicy Singapore Noodles

By In The Kitchen With Stefano Faita


Spicy Singapore Noodles 
1/2 (14-ounce) package vermicelli rice noodles
3 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
1 to 3 Thai chile peppers, to taste
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tbsp. chopped ginger
Salt, to taste
1 carrot, thinly sliced
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1/2 small onion, sliced
1/2 to 1 small red pepper, sliced
1 cup small broccoli florets
Handful snow peas, trimmed and halved
1 tsp. curry powder
1 tbsp. ground turmeric
2 handfuls baby cooked shrimp (about 1 cup)
Handful bean sprouts
3 green onions, sliced
Juice of 1 lime

Singapore Stir-Fry Sauce
2 tsp. sugar
2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp. oyster sauce
2 tbsp. soy sauce or to taste
1 tbsp. hot sauce, such as sambal oelek or sriracha, to taste
Splash of chicken stock


Spicy Singapore Noodles 
Soak rice noodles in cold water, about 1 hour.

Heat wok or large sauté pan over high heat. Add oil. When oil is hot, add chicken, Thai chiles, to taste, garlic and ginger. Season with salt. Stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add carrot, celery, onion, red pepper, broccoli and snow peas. Stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add curry powder and turmeric and stir fry for another 1 to 2 minutes. Add noodles and Singapore Stir-Fry Sauce. Toss to combine. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender crisp, about 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in baby shrimp, bean sprouts and green onions. Let heat through, about 1 minute. Finish with squeeze of lime and serve.

Singapore Stir-Fry Sauce
Combine sugar, vinegar, oyster, soy sauce, hot sauce and chicken stock.

Yield: 4 servings.