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Kwaytiaow Nuea Sab – Stir-fried Rice Stick Noodles with Minced Beef Recipe

Kwaytiaow Nuea Sab - Stir-fried Rice Stick Noodles with Minced Beef Recipe

Kwaytiaow Nuea Sab – Stir-fried Rice Stick Noodles with Minced Beef Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 5 oz (15O g) ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch (cornflour), blended with 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 lb (500 g) fresh rice-flour noodles (kwaytiaow) or 10 OZ (300 g) dried rice sticks soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes and thoroughly drained
  • 1/2 tablespoon black soy sauce
  • 1/teaspoon salt
  • 1/teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4-5 quail’s eggs, hard-boiled and peeled (optional)
  • Accompaniments
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced green chilies in lime juice

Method :

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok. Add the shallots to the pan and fry until transparent. Add the beef and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add the soy and fish sauces, cornstarch mixture and sugar. Stir-fry for 3 more minutes and set aside.
  2. Heat the remaining oil over medium heat, add garlic and fry until fragrant. Add the noodles, dark soy sauce, salt and pepper and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and place on a serving dish.
  3. Top the noodles with the cooked minced beef and the eggs, if desired, and serve accompanied with lettuce and sliced green chilies in lime juice if desired.

Serves 4-6
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 10 mins

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Source :
Authentic Recipes from Thailand
by Sven Krauss, Laurent Ganguillet and Vira Sanguanwong
photo by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
introduction by William Warren

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See also Thailand Cooking “Kwaytiaow Pad Leemao Thalay – Rice Stick Noodles with Seafood and Basil Recipe”