Sweet, savoury, simple
Serves 4
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The composition of this simple pork noodle stir-fry makes it perfect for a weeknight meal. Featuring stir-fried pork, flat rice noodles, and a sweet soy-based sauce, this one is no doubt satisfying and delicious!


  • 500 g fresh wide rice noodles
  • 1½ tbsps peanut oil
  • 500 g pork fillet, sliced thinly
  • 300 g gai lan, chopped coarsely
  • 3 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsps light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps light brown sugar
  • 1 egg

Place noodles in large heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water; separate with fork, drain.


Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in wok; stir-fry pork, in batches, until browned. Remove from wok.


Separate leaves and stems from gai lan. Heat remaining oil in wok; stir-fry gai lan stems until tender. Add gai lan leaves and garlic; stir-fry until gai lan wilts. Return pork to wok with noodles, sauces and sugar; stir-fry until hot.


Make a well in centre of noodles, add egg; stir-fry egg until egg and noodle mixture are combined, season to taste.

TIP Traditionally, this recipe is known as pork pad see ew.

Photo: bauersyndication.com.au

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