Thai Coconut Rice Noodles With Chicken

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

If you like Pad Thai you will love this. If you love Thai curries, you will love this even more. It's not really that spicy, so add chopped Thai chiles if you like it more hot. It makes a ton, so invite a few of your friends over and have a martial arts film fest. Everybody will be so happy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water for noodles and cook pasta 6-8 minutes (stir-fryable) or according to package directions.
  2. Drain noodles, rinse under cool water and allow to drain; cut into smaller pieces if desired.
  3. Meanwhile, toast coconut if necessary.
  4. Using a whisk, mix together ingredients for sauce: coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, fish sauce, garlic, curry powder, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper.
  5. Heat oil in large pan until almost smoking.
  6. Add chicken and stir-fry until almost done and nicely browned.
  7. Add bell pepper and cook 1-2 minutes.
  8. Add mushrooms and cook until they are tender.
  9. Add chopped scallions, basil, and the juice of the lime and cook briefly.
  10. Stir in sauce mixture and allow to heat.
  11. Add cooked noodles and chopped cilantro and toss until thoroughly coated.
  12. Allow to heat through then remove from heat.
  13. Serve garnished with toasted coconut, chopped cashews, and minced chiles.


Most Helpful

Very nice recipe, although I feel like there should be more veggies, soy sauce and salt. With these small corrections I'm definitely saving this recipe for the future! For all the vegetarians out there, I substituted chicken with red chili beans - they fit perfectly! Thank you for sharing this great recipe!

chomik85 May 20, 2013

This was awesome! Loved everything about it! Thanks for sharing. We'll be having this in our regular rotation :)

StrikingEyes00 April 03, 2012

I do love Pad Thai, and this is EXCELLENT!! I used spaghettini, and shrimp, but otherwise, as directed, and I'll be making this again, often. I added minced chillies to DHs, but not to mine, so we were both happy! I must find some cashew butter, and try it like that, as well! So easy, so delicious, thanks Sue, for another excellent recipe!

Karen Elizabeth September 15, 2008

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