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Recipe: Kev's Kicked Up Thai Noodles

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Recipe: Thai Noodles


  • 1 lb. linguine
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1-2 Tbsp. red pepper flakes (less for milder heat, more for spicier heat)
  • 2 tsp. chili paste
  • 6 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 lb. shrimp, cooked
  • Garnish:
    • Green onions, carrots, peanuts, cilantro, Sriracha and sesame seeds to garnish 


  1. Chop garnishes and set aside.
  2. Boil pasta and drain.
  3. While pasta is boiling, heat oils in a large skillet with red pepper flakes.
  4. Once oil is hot, add the chili paste. Whisk in soy sauce and honey.
  5. Toss shrimp and pasta in the skillet with the sauce.

Can be served hot, room temperature or cold. Top with as many or as little garnishes as you choose!

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