Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Thai Noodles with Chicken

I have said it before, I love Thai food.  I especially like the balance of salt, sweet and sour that they bring to plate.  This one pot noodle dish does just that and it's healthy to boot.  I used whole wheat spaghetti pasta, no oil, lean ground pork and lots of vegetables.  This is one satisfying dish that you can feel great about eating. 

1 pound of spaghetti noodles cooked
2-3 carrots sliced or julienned
2 stalks of celery sliced thin
1 large bunch of scallions sliced
1 handful of basil chopped (Thai Basil is preferred)
3-4 cloves of garlic grated
2 Tbs of grated fresh ginger
1 pound of ground pork

1 cup of chicken broth (vegetable broth can be substituted for veggie version)
 1/4 cup of fish sauce (soy sauce can be substituted)
2 Tbs of soy sauce
1/4 cup of sweet chili sauce (available in Asian stores)
2 Tbs of Sambal Oelek
2 Tbs of brown sugar

Brown the ground pork.  I was able to brown it without any oil.  If you need oil, add about 1 Tbs of canola oil before adding the pork.  Once the pork is browned, add the garlic and ginger.  Saute the garlic and ginger for 1-2 minutes

 Now add the vegetables and stir fry for another 2-3 minutes.

Then add your sauce and allow to cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add your basil. Cook for another minute.

Add the noodles and toss with the vegetables and sauce.  Allow the noodles to sit in the sauce for a few minutes to fully soak up all the flavors.

Note:  When you cook the noodles, cook them shy of cooked.  They will finish cooking in the sauce.

Serves 4-6 people.  Enjoy.

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  1. Yum. I love a noodle dish that's much like this but without meat (yeah, once in a while I eat foods without meat). The Thai flavors are so wonderful. This looks awesome.

  2. Sooo delish! I do love noodles in the Asian style! This looks wonderful!

  3. Looks delicious! I've always been a little intimidated though by cooking my own Asian food. You make it look less intimidating, thanks. :)

  4. I love Thai food as well, and this looks wonderful! So easy, and basic ingredients I have at home! Thanks!

  5. What a great dish, looks delicious! :)

  6. This looks delicious! I love noodle dishes of any kind and this one is going to be made soon :-D Buzzed you for this yummy meal!

  7. Love Thai noodles and yours sound so delicious! I will try adding brown sugar to mine!

  8. Wow - that looks delicious and easy! Buzzed it! Your pictures are - once again - beautiful!

  9. This looks and sounds amazing! I think I know what's for dinner tonight!

  10. Mmmm...thai husband would love this. Beautiful dish.

  11. Man could I inhale this right about now. This looks delicious I will HAVE to try it!

  12. What a yummy dish! I have never tried making it with spaghetti before. What a great idea!

  13. Oh, the thai basil takes this from awesome to spectacular!

  14. Really great every day dish. Awesome flavors, love that it is not too fancy, just real tasty. We will be making this here. Thanks.

  15. My family like veg- Thai food ur noodles looks great, beautifully done!! I'm adding them to my "must make soon list". YUMMY!

  16. I have to agree, Thai is one of my favorites. Thai food is always equip with something spicy and delicious that I bound to enjoy. This is a great recipe!

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  18. The sauce for these noodles sounds so good! And I love the ease of the whole dish!

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