5 Best Instant Noodles to Try in Thailand
Thai Noodle is very popular in Thai, most of the tourist come here should try at least 1 kind of Thai noodle. The following article provides information on some of the best Thai noodles and (mostly) available in tourist catering restaurants.
Yum Woon Sen (glass noodle salad)
'Yum Woon Sen', roughly translated as 'Glass Noodle Salad'. These instant noodles in Thailand is made with green bean noodles. They are thin and smooth, and because they are made from chickpeas, are low in calories. Yum Woon Sen is eaten with fresh vegetables, such as green onions, lettuce, and coriander. Seafood, ground peanuts, and sometimes minced pork are also added. The sauce is an important element that makes Yum Woon Sen unique. It is a wonderful and aromatic fresh/spicy lemon sauce. In fact, almost all restaurants serving tourists can make it for you even if it is not on the menu. If they don't have glass noodles, try 'Yum Talay', a seafood salad without noodles that you can eat with rice.
Yum Woon Sen
Rad Na (noodles in brown gravy)
Rad Na is instant noodles in Thailand made with a thick, tasty brown sauce and broad rice noodles. You can eat it with chicken or pork and it comes with Chinese broccoli. The sauce is made from cornmeal and is seasoned with sweet soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and pepper. When it's served to you, you can add some sugar, fish sauce, sliced chilies preserved in vinegar, and dried chili.
Khanom Jeen ( vermicelli noodles with coconut curry sauce)
Khanom Jeen - thin noodles with curry sauce and raw vegetables. You can easily find Khanom Jeen or (Khanom Jin) in a restaurant or street stall. It is a great choice for the best street meal in Thailand. It is always served with thin white noodles that are cooked first and then there are 2-3 types of sauces to have on top.
Khao Soi Soup ( crispy noodles with coconut curry)
Khao Soi is a soup made from a mixture of crispy egg noodles with pickled cabbage, shallots, lemons, chili peppers, and meat (usually chicken) in a curry sauce containing coconut milk. It comes from the northern region of Thailand. However, you can find it throughout specialty restaurants and sometimes the street market. It was delicious and you will love the taste.
Khao Soi Soup
Pad See Ew (stir-fried noodles with kale and egg)
Pad See Ew is a delicious Thai noodle dish made of wide, flat rice noodles fried in soy sauce with meat, eggs, and Chinese broccoli. This dish cannot be reproduced exactly at home. Watch a Thai street vendor make it under 2 minutes, then pour some chili and vinegar on it and it's simply divine. If you have it as a takeaway item, it's usually wrapped in paper, and when you open it at home and add chili to vinegar, it becomes even better.
Pad See Ew
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