Sitaw with Rice Noodles
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Serves: 4
This is a stirfried noodle and vegetable dish that is loosely based on the Pad Thai/Pad See Ew recipes.
  • 1 pkg. Dry Wide Rice Noodles (8-16 oz)
  • ½ to 1 pound of Pork or Chicken, sliced for stir frying
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • about 3-4 cups Green Beans, cut into one-inch length
  • 2 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 Egg
  • Oil
  • Broth or water
  • Marinade:
  • 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 2-3 drops Sesame Oil
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  1. Soak the rice noodles in warm water until they get soft and drain. Don't let them sit in the water too long.
  2. Marinade the meat in oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Set aside to soak until you're ready to cook.
  3. While noodles are soaking and meat is marinating, get all your other ingredients ready as things will go really fast once you start cooking.
  4. Heat your wok on high until it is smoking. Add a tablespoon of oil and add the onions and garlic. Stir for about a minute until fragrant.
  5. Add the green beans and stir fry for a couple more minutes until the beans turn to a bright green color. Transfer everything to a plate or bowl and set aside.
  6. Let the wok heat up again and put a couple more tablespoons of oil to heat.
  7. Once it's smoking hot, add the meat along with its marinade and stir fry until all the liquid is absorbed and the meat is cooked through. A little bit of charring is a good thing.
  8. Push the meat to the side of the wok and if needed, add another tablespoon or so of cooking oil into the wok. Crack the egg into the hot oil and quickly stir it around until it is set, then stir together with the meat.
  9. At this point, add the noodles and the cooking sauces (oyster sauce and soy sauce) and stir it around until it is well mixed. Add a splash of broth or water if it seems that the noodles are clumping to loosen them up. Stir fry until the noodles are heated through.
  10. Add the vegetables back in and toss with the noodles. Stir fry for another minute or two until the vegetables and noodles are to your desired doneness. I like them on the crisp and al dente side, so I don't usually cook for more than a minute more.
  11. Serve
- Note that most of the time, I don't measure. The measurements noted above are approximations
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