Stir-fried rice noodles with vegetables

Serve a delicious noodle dish with Ken Hom's colourful, flavourful and simple recipe, cooked in a matter of minutes
By Ken Hom
Stir-fried rice noodles with vegetables
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus 25 mins soaking
  • Effort: easy



  • 225 g rice sticks, rice vermicelli or rice noodles
  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 6 spring onions, shredded
  • 225 g bean sprouts, trimmed at bean sprouts
  • 100 g red or green chillies, finely shredded
  • 225 g water chestnuts, peeled if fresh, rinsed if canned, finely shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground white pepper
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsp yellow bean sauce
  • 2 tbsp shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 5 tbsp chicken stock or water


1. Soak the rice noodles in a bowl of warm water for 25 minutes, then drain.

2. Heat a wok or large frying pan until it is very hot. Add the oil, and when hot, toss in the garlic, ginger and spring onions and stir-fry for 15 seconds. Next, add the bean sprouts, shredded peppers and water chestnuts. Stir-fry for 1 minute.

3. Next add the noodles, followed by the salt, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, bean sauce, rice wine, stock and. Stir-fry for about 3 minutes until the noodles are well-mixed and heated through. Serve at once.

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