Rice Noodles in a Thai Coconut Broth

It’s that time of week again where we need to think about going shopping, and there’s a few mismatched veggies residing in the fridge.

What better solution than a big steamy bowl of Thai inspired noodles? The base of this dish is coconut milk, a little vegetable stock, soy sauce and fresh chili – allowing for a creamy richness with a warming kick of heat.

Better yet – all in one pan and takes less than 15 minutes!

noodles

The Recipe

This recipe serves one person.

  • 1 nest of dried rice noodles
  • 1/2 a can of low fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 a vegetable stock cube
  • Mixed veggies – I used 3 chopped spring onions, 1 red pepper, a small handful of spinach, sugar snap peas and some fresh ginger.
  • Half a fresh red chili, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • Fresh coriander and dried chili flakes to garnish (optional)

For an additional protein boost, why not add some tofu chunks or Fry’s meat-free chunky strips? Fry off in a separate pan and add to your broth in the final minutes of cooking.

  1. Add your noodles and coconut milk to a pan, and top up with a dash of water until the noodles are almost covered. Turn up to a medium heat.
  2. Once simmering gently, add your stock cube and stir until dissolved.
  3. Add the rest of your ingredients, and continue to simmer gently for 5-8 minutes.
  4. Top with your garnish and enjoy!
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