Gai Pad Kee Mao Sen Yai ไก่ผัดขี้เมาเส้นใหญ่

By Mark Wiens

Gai Pad Kee Mao Sen Yai ไก่ผัดขี้เมาเส้นใหญ่

Fried Wide Rice Noodles with Assorted Vegetables

 

thai fried drunken noodles

Gai Pad Kee Mao Sen Yai ไก่ผัดขี้เมาเส้นใหญ่

 

thai drunken fried rice noodles

thai fried noodles

Pronunciation:

gài pàt kêe mao sên yài

Description:

Translated into English, Pad Kee Mao literally means “drunken noodles,” or “drunkard’s noodles.”  The lip-licking dish consists of wide rice noodles, known as sen yai, stir fried in a wok along with a mess of other ingredients.  The outcome is a plate of oily fried noodles that taste amazing while in any state of mind.

Are they named drunkard’s noodles because so many drunkard’s crave such a tasty treat, or is it because the noodles make you intoxicated with deliciousness?

Main Ingredients:

  • wide rice noodles (sen yai)
  • chicken
  • Thai chilies
  • oyster sauce
  • fish sauce
  • soy sauce
  • sugar
  • assorted vegetables
  • Thai basil
  • oil
  • garlic
  • peppercorns

Recipes / Information:

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