How to make Thai Noodles
- Heat water in a vessel over high flame.
- Add noodles to boiling water and drizzle oil to prevent noodles from sticking together.
- Rinse noodles in cold water and drain.
- In a bowl, add tamarind juice fish sause, vinegar, sugar, and paprika and mix well.
- Drizzle some oil in a skillet over medium heat.
- Sautee onion until translucent.
- Add garlic and sautee for 30 seconds.
- Add shrimp and sautee until pink.
- Move shrimp to a corner of the skillet, break open an egg, and scramble the egg as it cooks and mix it with shrimp.
- Add cooked noodles and tamarind mixture.
- Stir fry noodles over high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Garnish with bean sprouts, cilantro, peanuts, and serve with lime wedges.
- In Thai cuisine, there are no distinct starters or main course per se!
- Thai folks prefer forks and spoons to chopsticks, unlike the Chinese!
- Thai people greet each other not with Hello or Hi, but with Gin khao yung meaning “Have you eaten yet?”!
- There’s no baking in Thai cuisine!