Spicy Thai Shrimp on Rice Noodles and Shredded Lettuce

I love Thai food and this Spicy Thai Shrimp recipe is awesome!  This is one recipe that I have made several times.  If you like a bit more spice, increase the hot chili sauce to 2 tablespoons.  I did this by accident and I loved it, but it was too spicy for Tim.  He ate it but he kept saying WOW … this is spicy, my lips are burning!  I don’t know, maybe he got more of the hotness in his serving … I loved it extra spicy, and aparently so did he because he ate it all!  The blend of spices in the sauce just can’t be beat!  Enjoy!


  • 1/2 pound Rice Stick Noodles
  • Hot Water

Thai Sauce with Shrimp:

  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Hot Chili Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 teaspoon Curry Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Peanut or Canola Oil
  • 2 -3 Green Onions – chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped garlic
  • Prepared Thai Sauce
  • 1 pound Shrimp


  • 1 Carrot – shredded
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro chopped
  • 1/3 cup Peanuts

Shredded Lettuce

  • 1 Head Iceberg Lettuce or Romaine Lettuce


Spicy Thai Shrimp on Rice Noodles

  1. Take out equipment and ingredients.
  2. Place noodles in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over noodles. Let stand until soft, approx 10 minutes. Drain in a colander and set aside.
  3. Soften peanut butter in a small microwave safe bowl for 10 seconds. Whisk in lime juice, sweet Thai chili sauce, hot chili sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, chicken broth and curry powder.
  4. Just before dinner:
  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick fry pan at high heat. Finely chop onion adding to pan as you cut.
  6. Add garlic to pan. Add prepared sauce. Add shrimp and stir until heated through.
  7. When timer rings, rinse noodles and place directly over lettuce. Serve shrimp mixture over noodles. Coarsely shred carrot over top of bowls. Top with fresh cilantro and peanuts.

Shredded Lettuce

  1. Shred lettuce directly into salad spinner. Rinse and spin dry.
  2. Arrange lettuce in the bottom of serving bowls.


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