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rice noodles, greens and puffed tofu inwhite ceramic bowl on brown cloth filled with rice noodles, greens and puffed tofu on white table decorated with half pak choi, thai basil and two white chopsticks on the bottom right side
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5 from 2 votes

Thai Style Vegan Drunken Noodles

These Thai vegan drunken noodles (Pad Kee Mao, ผัดขี้เมา) are spicy, juicy and extremely tasty, which make them the perfect comfort food to enjoy anytime.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Keyword: Noodles
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 553kcal
Author: Adriana Z.


...for the stir fry...

  • 200 g Rice Noodles dry or fresh
  • 200 g Pak Choi
  • 4 Spring Onions
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Thai Chillies
  • 10 g Thai Basil or regular basil
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

...for the sauce...


  • Cook the noodles according to the package and set aside.
  • Mix the ingredients for the sauce and put aside.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large pan.
  • Add the garlic and Thai chillies (be careful to avoid inhaling the fumes as they will make you cough).
  • Chop the pak choi and add the stalks (the white part) to the pan and stir fry for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add tofu puffs and cook for another minute or so.
  • Combine noodles and stir fry for a minute or so, then spring onions (chopped in 1 inch/2 cm pieces), pak choi leaves and sauce.
  • Remove from heat, then stir in the Thai basil leaves and enjoy straight away.


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5006IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 3mg