Rice noodles with shrimp and cilantro

This easy to make noodle recipe is a satisfying blend of sweet and spicy flavours!

8 min
8 min



  1. Place noodles in a large metal or glass bowl and cover with boiling water from the kettle.
  2.  Let stand 5 to 8 min or until tender. 
  3. Note that rice noodles don’t get tender in the same way as regular pasta. 
  4. They should still have a notable bite. 
  5. Drain and rinse with cold water. 
  6. Toss with oil in a large bowl. 
  7. Stir fish sauce with brown sugar, chili-garlic sauce, lime zest and juice in a medium bowl.  
  8. Pat the shrimp dry and stir into the mixture.
  9. Toss herbs with noodles then divide among 4 bowls. 
  10. Top with warm shrimp and sauce mixture. Serve with extra limes if you like.