Stir-Fried Coconut Noodles

Recipe by Little Mimi
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • If using rice noodles, place them in a bowl and cover them with very hot water. Soak them until read to add to the stir fry in Step 4. If using linguine, bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, and cook paste until it is nearly but not quite done. Drain, and rinse in cold water.
  • Meanwhile, place 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet or wok; turn heat to high. A minute later, add meat, and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon; set aside.
  • Add another tablespoon of oil to the skilled, followed by the bell pepper and eggplant. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until both are browned and tender, about 10 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon, and combine with meat.
  • Add remaining tablespoon of oil, followed immediately by the garlic and about 30 seconds later, the coconut milk. If desired, add curry paste at ths point. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring and scraping with a wooden spoon, for about 1 minute. Add drained noodles along with meat and vegetables, and cook until noodles absorb most of the coconut milk, about 3 minutes.
  • Season with nam pla to taste, then add plenty of black pepper. Garnish with cilantro, and serve.
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