Thai Stir-Fried Vermicelli (Pad Wun-Sen)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak rice vermicelli in a bowl of warm water 10 minutes, then drain well; set aside.
  2. Soak dried shrimp in 1/4 cup water for 5 minutes; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in wok; stir-fry onion and garlic until golden, adding a few drops of water if onion begins to stick (remember this process throughout cooking).
  4. Add pork and shrimp in water and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Add cayenne, carrots, black pepper, and fish sauce; cook 2 minutes.
  6. Add vermicelli and stir well 1 minute.
  7. Garnish with green onion and fresh cilantro.
  8. Serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

this is just wonderful and so easy to throw together! i followed your recipe exactly except for the carrots which i omitted but i used snow peas, slivered instead. very tasty, thanks sue

5 5

Very tasty Sue. Thank you.

4 5

This was VERY yummy and quite easy to do! I took the dish to a Thai cooking night at a friends house and it went very fast! Only thing I changed was I didn't have the dried shrimp as I couldn't get my hands on any. And, I added more cilantro as I think it is delicious!