Stir-fried rice noodles with chicken, Fried rice noodles with chicken or Kuay Teow Kua Gai (Thai : ก๋วยเตี๋ยวคั่วไก่) is a Chinese-influenced dish with Noodles or Kuay Teow that is popular in Thailand. Kuay teow was later modified by Thais to dried noodles with chicken. Then, they call this style "Kuay Teow Kua Gai". Kuay Teow Kua Gai normally is served as soaked dried rice noodles stirred with a simple combination of ingredients, such as chicken, squid and lettuce. You can add other additional ingredients as sliced tomatoes, egg, deep-fried dough stick, garlic and spring onion. It is seasoned with oyster sauce, light soy sauce and fish sauce. It also may be seasoned with sauce prik (nam prik - chilli sauce), chili flakes, vinegar, sugar and tangy tomato sauce.

To make this dish special is arrange the Kuay Teow Kua Gai on the top of lettuce.

Kuay Teow Kua Gai
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:482
Ready in:10 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:5 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Panrapee Satienpisarn
First published:23rd October 2014

Best recipe review

Looks and tastes authentic


Putting this on a bed of lettuce sounded odd, but it works really well, strangely.

Paul R Smith


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  1. Add the oil to your wok
  2. Add the onions and vegetables and stir fry for 3 minutes
  3. Add the meat or fish and stir fry for a few more minutes
  4. Pour in the liquid ingredients and mix well
  5. You can add the egg and scramble it in the pan, then mix it up, or just add it and stir-fry it as it cooks

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