Glass Noodle Stir-Fry – Pad Woon Sen

Thai Food Recipe – Pad Woon Sen

(Stir-fried Glass Noodles)

Preparation for Pad Woon Sen

1 cup big shrimp (peeled, de-veined and cooked)
1 cup cooked shitake mushroom
1 group Chinese celery (cut 1 inch)
1 group scallion (cut 1 inch)
9 oz. glass noodle (bean vermicelli)
½ cup bean sprouts
2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. fish sauce
4 tbsp. oyster sauce
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 tbsp. olive oil
½ cup water

How To Cook Pad Woon Sen

  1. Soak glass noodle in water for 3 minutes.
  2. Drain in a sieve. Cook the noodle in boiling water for 2 seconds and drain it again.
  3. Mix soy sauce, fish sauce and oyster sauce together in one cup.
  4. Put olive oil in a hot pan and fry minced garlic until it turns little yellow.
  5. Add shrimp and Shitake mushrooms. Put the mixed sauce and stir.
  6. Now, lower the fire, add noodle and then mix with the sauce until the noodle turn even brown.
  7. Add Chinese celery and scallion.

Serve when it is hot with fresh bean sprouts on the side.

Pad Moon Sen Is Not Yum Woon Sen

This recipe is not to be confused with Yum Woon Sen, an absolute Thai favorite and with a completely different taste. Pad means fried, and these glass noodles are fried. Pad Woon Sen is also delicious and we recommend you try some when you get the chance! Please don’t confuse the two though!