Thai drunken noodles (Pad kee mao)

Thai drunken noodles
(Pad kee mao)

If you’ve ever tried Thai drunken noodles, you’ll know they are fiery and saucy with a touch of sweetness. So we tried our hand at re-creating this popular Thai dish and absolutely loved it! You can always adjust and add any ingredients according to your taste.

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200g Pad thai noodles, ribbon noodles, or any flat wide noodles.


2 tbsp oil

3 large cloves of garlic , minced

2 birds eye chilli

1/2 onion , sliced

200 g chicken thighs or breast

2 tsp fish sauce (or soy sauce)

2 spring onions

A handful of basil


3 tbsp oyster sauce

1 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce

1 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce

2 tsp sugar

1 tbsp water


Prepare your noodles per packet directions.

Mix together all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.

Deseed and finely chop your chilli and mince your garlic. Cut the green onions into 2 inch pieces.

Heat oil in wok or large heavy based pan over high heat.

Add garlic and chilli and cook for 10 seconds.

Add onion, cook for 1 minute.

Add chicken and fish sauce, and fry until cooked, around 2 minutes.

Add green onion, noodles, and sauce and cook for 1 minute until the sauce reduces and coats the noodles.

Remove from the heat and add basil, toss and serve.

Dinnerware coming soon...

Truly Large Fluted Serving Bowl

With love,