Thai Stir-Fried Vermicelli (Pad Wun-Sen)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak rice vermicelli in a bowl of warm water 10 minutes, then drain well; set aside.
  2. Soak dried shrimp in 1/4 cup water for 5 minutes; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in wok; stir-fry onion and garlic until golden, adding a few drops of water if onion begins to stick (remember this process throughout cooking).
  4. Add pork and shrimp in water and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Add cayenne, carrots, black pepper, and fish sauce; cook 2 minutes.
  6. Add vermicelli and stir well 1 minute.
  7. Garnish with green onion and fresh cilantro.
  8. Serve.
Most Helpful

this is just wonderful and so easy to throw together! i followed your recipe exactly except for the carrots which i omitted but i used snow peas, slivered instead. very tasty, thanks sue

chia April 30, 2003

Very tasty Sue. Thank you.

YungB August 21, 2012

This was VERY yummy and quite easy to do! I took the dish to a Thai cooking night at a friends house and it went very fast! Only thing I changed was I didn't have the dried shrimp as I couldn't get my hands on any. And, I added more cilantro as I think it is delicious!

chloecorcoran December 07, 2004