Thai Drunken Noodles

What Are Drunken Noodles?

Drunken noodles (pad kee mao) are a Thai stir-fry made from rice noodles tossed in a sweet, savory,  spicy sauce with chilies and basil leaves. Perfect paired with an ice cold beer!

Simple Ingredients

You'll need rice noodles, tofu, bird's eye chilies, and basil. Find the full ingredients list linked below.

Make the Sauce

Start by whisking together the ingredients for the sauce.

Cook the Noodles

Next, boil your rice noodles.

Cook the Vegetables

Sauté the veggies, bird's eye chilies, and basil in a wok or skillet.


Add the sauce, noodles, and tofu to the vegetables and toss everything to coat.


Stir in cabbage, onions, ginger, and garlic. Cook until the veggies are fragrant.

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