Popular Thai Noodle Recipes
Best Thai Noodles, including Vegetarian/Vegan!
Try these best-of-the-best noodle recipes! Thai noodles are some of the most popular in the world, and when you taste them, you'll know why. Find classic Pad Thai recipes, quick & easy noodle dishes, as well as numerous recipes for delicious rice noodles (gluten-free).
Best Pad Thai Noodle Recipes, from Chicken to Vegetarian!
Pad Thai is now one of the world's favorite noodle dishes, and luckily it's easy to make at home with these delicious Pad Thai recipes. Choose from chicken pad thai to shrimp or vegetarian pad thai - they're all chewy-sticky wonderful!
How to Make Pad Thai Noodles, Step by Step!
This Chicken Pad Thai recipe will "wow" your taste buds with its abundance of flavors and textures! Authentic and simple to make, this easy recipe for pad thai is a definite keeper. Just follow the steps to a superb Chicken Pad Thai every time. Chicken Pad Thai is one of the most famous Thai dishes in the world, and when you taste this recipe,...
Easy Thai Rice Noodles with Basil (Vegan)
This Thai fusion noodle recipe is extremely easy, plus healthy and wonderfully delicious! Rice noodles and fresh basil are the key ingredients, which means this recipe is vegetarian/vegan, plus gluten free. Delicious and beautiful to serve.
Pad See Ew - Thai Wide Rice Noodles
This noodle dish is truly Asian comfort food at its best; at the same time, Thai river noodles make a healthy and energy-giving lunch or dinner. This Pad See Ew recipe features marinated strips of beef and still-crisp broccoli for a nutritionally complete and oh-so-satisfying meal. ENJOY!
Easy Pad Thai Noodles Recipe
This recipe for Pad Thai Noodles with Shrimp is authentic, easy, and so very delicious. Aside from getting the sauce right, the secret to great pad thai is all in the noodles and how you cook them. But not to worry - you'll find great tips in this recipe for getting them just right. ENJOY!
Real Shrimp Pad Thai
This recipe for Pad Thai Noodles with Shrimp is authentic, easy, and so scrumptious! It's based on pad Thai dishes I had in Thailand as well as in some of the best Thai restaurants here in North America. The pad Thai sauce is quick and simple to put together, so don't be tempted to buy bottled or packaged pad Thai sauce (which never tastes as...
Vegetarian Pad Thai Noodles
An authentic Pad Thai recipe for real vegetarian Thai food lovers, or those who want a lighter noodle dish without the meat. Although vegetables are not strictly part of traditional Pad Thai, I've added a little bok choy to make this dish even more nutritious. Try it - you'll love it!
Easy Chicken Pad Thai (without tamarind)
Love Pad Thai but not sure how to make it at home? Then this recipe is for you! This pad Thai noodles recipe makes this world-famous noodle dish a cinch to make. Based on pad Thai dishes I enjoyed in southern Thailand, this recipe does not use tamarind but relies instead of lime juice and a little rice vinegar to bring about the sweet-sour...
Thai Sesame Noodles
Sesame noodles are one of many dishes brought to Thailand by Chinese immigrants more than a century ago. It's a simple dish to make, and very similar to the Chinese except I find there is more depth of flavor owing to the addition of fish sauce and shrimp paste. Standard Chinese or Japanese wheat noodles are perfect for this dish, or...
Easy Thai Coconut Noodles with Shrimp or Chicken (gluten-free)
These Thai Coconut Noodles are aromatic and flavorful, plus easy to prepare! They can be made with shrimp or strips of chicken, or substitute other seafood such as scallops, squid, or slices of filleted fish. Rice noodles are normally used in this dish, but wheat or egg noodles are also delicious. Be sure to see my note on cooking the noodles...
Thai Peanut Noodles
Thai Peanut Noodles are made with real peanuts instead of peanut butter - and you'll taste the difference! This dish offers a feast of flavors:...
Easy Thai Stir-Fried Noodles with Vegetables
These delicious stir-fried noodles are made Thai-style with a flavorful combination of garlic, coriander, white pepper, lime juice, and soy sauce/fish sauce. Vegetables are included, and they can be made vegetarian/vegan, or simply add your choice of protein source (chicken, tofu, or shrimp are delicious options). Note that although most Thai...
Thai Beef Stir-Fried Noodles
If you're a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to give these Thai Beef Stir-Fried Noodles a try! This dish is super-delicious and also very healthy - makes a perfect one-dish meal any night of the week. The recipe is also quite flexible. Make it as spicy or mild as you like, and add your own choice of vegetables depending on what you have on hand....
Pad Thai Noodles with Shrimp
This recipe for Pad Thai noodles is authentic, easy, and delicious! The pad Thai sauce is simple to make; in fact, while you're at it, double or triple the recipe and keep the extra pad thai sauce in the refrigerator for future noodle dishes. Aside from getting the sauce right, the secret to great pad thai is all in the noodles. Be sure to soak...
Thai Pad See Ew with Chicken
Pad See Ew is a popular Thai noodle dish made with flat, wide rice noodles stir-fried in soy sauce. This version of pad see ew calls for strips of chicken and Chinese-type greens (broccoli can be substituted). While this dish can be made with dried rice noodles, it's even better made with fresh rice noodles. Pad See Ew is becoming increasingly popular in North America and around the world, and it's easy to make at home. Try this straight-forward pad see ew recipe and enjoy Thai noodles at home!
Stir-Fried Rice Noodles with Chicken or Tofu
This easy stir-fried noodle dish starts with vermicelli rice noodles (very thin rice noodles also known "Rice Stick"). Added to the stir fry are shiitake mushrooms, red pepper, bean sprouts, and your choice of chicken or tofu. Add a special Thai sauce and you have a terrific noodle dish that's great for any occasion, from everyday meals to a...
Thai "Glass" Noodles in a Savory Sauce (gluten-free)
Glass (or "cellophane") noodles are thin and as transparent as the name suggests. Healthier than wheat noodles, glass noodles are made from green beans, broad beans, and/or peas, which makes them healthy and gluten-free. Made with my savory chicken sauce, these noodles are truly irresistible! For a vegetarian version, see recipe.
Pad Thai Noodles - Choose Your Pad Thai Recipe!
For excellent Pad Thai every time, try one of these four authentic, easy-to-follow recipes. From Chicken Pad Thai to Vegetarian Pad Thai, you'll find the one that suits your taste-buds. Each recipe is laid out in a step-by-step format (with pictures), and includes lots of cooking tips to help you make the best pad thai noodles you've ever tasted!
Thai Glass Noodles (Gluten-free + Vegan Friendly!)
Glass noodles, also known as 'cellophane' or 'bean thread' noodles, are a culinary wonder. Made of mung bean or green pea flour, glass noodles are transparent when cooked and are completely wheat/gluten free. Glass noodles are a tasty part of Thai and other Southeast-Asian cuisines, and taste similar to wheat noodles. They absorb much of the sauce they are cooked with, so it's important to get your stir-fry sauce right. Glass noodles are available in a lot of regular supermarkets these days, or look for them at your local Asian store (you'll know them by checking the ingredients for mung bean flour). ENJOY!
Bangkok-style Drunken Noodles (Vegetarian or with Chicken/Shrimp)
Fatigued and hungry revelers in Bangkok who seek a middle-of-the-night meal are given this spicy noodle dish (the chilies are meant to wake you up!). But even milder versions are delicious, so if your spice-o-meter tends to stay near mild, not to worry - this dish is delicious with or without the chilies. And it can be made vegetarian (as in this recipe), or with chicken or shrimp.
Thai Curried Noodles with Tofu (Vegetarian)
This curried noodle recipe is a condensed version of an ancient Thai noodle dish called "Kao Soy". Since it would take an hour or more to make the original recipe, I've simplified it somewhat while still maintaining that delicious original taste. You can use dried egg or wheat noodles for this dish - or splurge and pick up some fresh noodles. ENJOY!
Gourmet-style Chili Crab Noodles
This recipe is a wonderful example of Thai fusion. Fettucini-style pasta noodles OR Chinese wheat noodles are tossed with a Thai-style crab sauce for an exquisite seafood dish that is right up there on the gourmet scale. One of my family's favorite recipes, you'll find it is sure to please everyone. Great with a nice glass of wine.
Easy Thai Herbal Noodles (with Shrimp or Vegetarian)
Try this easy Thai noodle dish made with fresh herbs. Excellent for both lunch and supper, plus a cinch to put together, you'll want to make this dish part of your everyday Thai cooking repertoire! Can be made with shrimp or vegetarian.
Easy Basil-sesame Noodles (Vegetarian)
These Thai inspired vegetarian noodles are quick and super easy to make. Start with some fresh or dried rice or wheat/egg noodles (round Shanghai-type noodles work well). Toss the noodles in my no-cook basil sauce, and voila, healthy and incredibly delicious noodles you'll want to make again!
Thai Fried Flat Rice Noodles (with Chicken or Vegetarian)
If you like cooking different types of noodles, then this dish is for you. Inherited from the Chinese dish: "Chow Fun Noodles", this recipe calls for the same wide, flat rice noodles, except the Thai version includes galangal (or ginger) and fresh Thai or sweet basil. With its mild and savory sauce, this is comfort food at its Asian best!
Phuket Pad Thai
There are two versions of Pad Thai: one is tomato (or tamarind) based, the other is fish sauce based. When I was in Phuket, I ordered the latter nearly every day because it was soooo good. I've replicated the dish here in this easy step-by-step Pad Thai recipe, which I call "Phuket Pad Thai". The recipe is healthy and low-fat, so you don't worry if you're counting calories.
Rice Noodles with Shrimp, Lime, and Chili
This delicious rice noodles recipe is simple to make while bursting with the essential flavors of Thai cuisine. Use dried rice noodes, roughly the width of Italian linguini noodes. This rice noodles recipe features shrimp (small scallops would work too) fried up in a delicious chili-lime sauce. You'll love it!
Vegetarian Sen Yai Noodles
Sen Yai noodles are broad, flat rice noodles - you'll find them in the deli section of your local grocery or Asian food store. With fresh vegetables, plus bite-size pieces of protein-packed wheat gluten, this delicious noodle recipe provides a wide range of antioxidants, immune-boosting and energy-boosting power.
Quick and Easy Bangkok Street Vendor Noodles
This quick and easy noodle dish from the street vendors of Bangkok reveals Chinese influence in its choice of noodles: fresh long wheat noodles (low mein or Shanghai work well). The sauce and herbs, however, are essentially Thai. Even your kids will love this tasty noodle stir-fry - just be sure to leave out the chillies for them (instead, serve Thai red chilli sauce on the side).
Easy Brown Rice Vermicelli Noodles with Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms
Thailand is starting to export brown rice vermicelli noodles, so I thought I'd give them a try, and am very glad I did. This noodle recipe turns out fantastically light (not heavy like most brown noodles and pastas). Highly flavored and combined with shiitake mushrooms plus baby bok choy, this Thai noodle dish is a healthy low-fat treat when you find yourself craving noodles or pasta.
Easy Wheat Noodles with Fresh Fish and Greens
I have nicknamed this dish "breakfast noodles" simply because I first tried them at a street vendor stall early in the morning. But Thai people generally don't have specific items for breakfast as we do - they simply enjoy all the usual fare in the early - as well as the late - hours of the day. This recipe calls for fresh wheat noodles stir-fried with fish, fish sauce, red chillies, and greens. Easy, healthy, and wonderfully delicious - any time of day!
Thai Chicken Noodle Soup
Want to try an Asian twist on chicken noodle soup? Then try this delicious and easy Thai food recipe. Using fresh slices of chicken, peanuts, coconut milk, noodles, and toasted coconut, this soup is sure to please your taste buds, warm up your insides, and brighten your mood. And if you happen to have a cold or the flu, this soup is the perfect medicine!
"Mee Siam" - Thai Vermicelli Noodles in a Spicy Broth
For some Thai comfort food, try this vermicelli rice noodle dish, "Mee Siam" which literally means Noodles from Siam. It bears the influences from both China and Malaysia, and is a very unique cross between a [dry] noodle dish and noodle soup. ENJOY!
Pad Thai Noodle Recipe
Pad Thai is perhaps the best known of all the Thai noodle dishes, and for good reason. It is a tasty comfort food that is easy to prepare and appeals to all.
Tom Yum Noodle Soup
A satisfying spicy Thai noodle soup that is soothing as well as complete as a meal
How to Make Crispy Noodles (Topping for Lettuce Wraps, Stir-Fries, & More!)
Make crispy noodles at home with this simple recipe - great as a topping for lettuce wraps, stir-fries, salads, soups, and more! These crispy noodles are made with rice noodles, but you can easily use the same technique to make crispy chow mein noodles as well. ENJOY!