Junior Chef: Making Tasty Thai Noodles

Slurpable, tangy noodles are a great way to introduce kids to Thai food (and an easy dish your teen can make for the whole family). Find rice stick noodles in the Asian section of your supermarket.

Makes 4 servings

You will need:

  • 1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) 1/4-inch (5-mm) rice stick noodle
  • 1-1/2 cup (125 mL) each ketchup and water
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) lime juice
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) soy sauce
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Dash hot pepper sauce or to taste (optional)
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh coriander, basil or mint
  • lime wedges

Toppings: chopped fresh coriander, roasted peanuts, chopped sweet pepper, baby corn, chopped green onion, diced cooked tofu, strips of leftover chicken.


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