Rice Noodles With Scallions and Herbs - Adapted Martha Stewart L
- Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook vermicelli, stirring occasionally, until tender but not mushy, about 4 minutes. Drain, then rinse with cold water. Let vermicelli drain in colander for 30 minutes, tossing occasionally.
- Combine water, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, and chile.
- Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and scallions, and cook for 10 seconds. Remove from heat.
- Toss scallion mixture with noodles in a serving bowl. Add lettuce, carrot, and herbs, and toss. Serve sauce on the side.