Quick and Easy Spicy Thai Noodles Recipe

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If you are bored of always having mac and cheese for dinner, then you can consider literally spicing it up with spicy Thai noodles. Spicy Thai noodles are perfect when it comes to adding flavor and variety to your dinner. You might think that making them are not an easy task to do because of how deliciously complex they look. Well, get ready for the best news ever because, despite their appearance, spicy Thai noodles are actually quite easy to make. The ingredients that you need to be able to make them are also very easy to find. All you need to do is to pop into your local grocery store and buy some basic ingredients that we will shortly tell you about later. These noodles do not take a ridiculously long time to make. You can even whip up these delicious spicy Thai noodles in just 25 minutes. Well, without further ado, let’s just get into this quick and easy spicy Thai noodles recipe.

Spicy thai noodles
Spicy thai noodles

How to Make Spicy Thai Noodles

Making spicy Thai noodles is actually quite a very easy thing to do. All you need to do is buy some ingredients and get cooking right away. Now, the first thing you are going to need to do is to cook your pasta. After that, you can start making the spicy sauce by adding various ingredients. After your pasta is done, you can mix it with your spicy sauce. The last thing you need to do is to simply add garnish and your dish is ready to be served. We have made simple step-by-step instructions that you can easily follow below. Just follow those steps and you will have your spicy Thai noodles for dinner in no time.

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Spicy thai noodles

What Are the Ingredients for Spicy Thai Noodles?

You do not need to worry that you will not be able to find the ingredients for this recipe because they are going to be very easy to find. Just give your local grocery store a visit and collect what you need. There are only three basic things that you need for this dish. Those things are the noodles. the spicy sauce, and the garnish. You can also add whatever kind of protein that you want to your dish. Here are some ingredients that you will need.

  • Noodles: any kind of pasta from linguine, fettuccine, or spaghetti (1 lb).
  • Sauce: red pepper flakes (½ – 1 ½ tbsp), vegetable oil (2 tbsp), toasted sesame oil (1/3 – ½ cup), chili paste (1 ½ tsp), soy sauce (6 tbsp), honey (6 tbsp).
  • Garnish: carrots, peanuts, cilantro, sesame seeds.
  • Protein: chicken, pork, shrimp, tofu.

These ingredients will provide you with 6 servings of spicy Thai noodles. The prep time is approximately 5 minutes, whereas the cooking time is only 15 minutes. If you total that with the 5 minutes cooling time, the total time that you would need to cook this dish is approximately 25 minutes.

Spicy thai noodles

Spicy Thai Noodles

If you are bored of always having mac and cheese for dinner, then you can consider literally spicing it up with spicy Thai noodles. Spicy Thai noodles are perfect when it comes to adding flavor and variety to your dinner.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cooling Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Thailand
Servings 6 people
Calories 500 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Noodles: any kind of pasta from linguine, fettuccine, or spaghetti (1 lb)
  • Sauce: red pepper flakes (½ – 1 ½ tbsp), vegetable oil (2 tbsp), toasted sesame oil (1/3 – ½ cup), chili paste (1 ½ tsp), soy sauce (6 tbsp), honey (6 tbsp)
  • Garnish: carrots, peanuts, cilantro, sesame seeds.
  • Protein: chicken, pork, shrimp, tofu.

Instructions
 

  • Boil some water to cook your pasta.
  • Chop the carrots and cilantro to be used as a garnish, set them aside.
  • Pull out a large skillet, add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and half a cup of toasted sesame oil. Heat the oils.
  • Add the red pepper flakes as desired up to one and a half tablespoons.
  • Strain the red pepper flakes, reserve the oil in a bowl.
  • Add the reserved oil into the skillet again.
  • Add one and a half teaspoons of chili paste, six tablespoons of soy sauce, and six tablespoons of honey. Mix them all together.
  • Add a protein of your choice. You can use chicken, pork, shrimp, or tofu.
  • Add your cooked pasta, mix the pasta with the sauce.
  • op up your dish with some garnish.
Keyword spicy Thai noodles

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 210 Cal | Carbohydrates: 3.2g | Fat: 55g | Protein: 33g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.7g | Trans Fat: – | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 580mg | Dietary Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 7% | Vitamin C: 9% | Calcium: 6% | Iron: 17%

Some Notes You Might Find Useful

Serving suggestion: Thai basil chicken will be perfect when served with rice and a fried egg. Make sure to cook the rice before you start making this dish because the rice will take a while to cook, even if you cook it with a rice cooker.

Spiciness: you should adjust the number of ingredients you use to make this dish in order to fit your liking. If you want it to be spicy, just add more chili.

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