Spicy Brown Rice Noodles with Wilted Cabbage and Ground Meat

Posted by: EatFree

>> Gluten-Free, Non-Vegetarian



  • 12 ounces Asian brown rice noodles
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound extra-lean, organic ground turkey or chicken
  • 12 ounces of iceberg lettuce and cabbage mix
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon tamarind paste
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon light muscavado sugar
  • lime wedges


  1. Bring water in a large pot to a boil.  Meanwhile heat oil in separate pan.  Add onion and cook until light golden on edges.  Add garlic, red pepper, salt, and pepper.  Cook on low until fragrant, stirring continuously.
  2. Add ground meat and cook on medium heat until done and lightly browned.  Stir occasionally.
  3. Add noodles to boiling water and turn off heat.  Let sit for 5 minutes then drain.  Whisk together remaining ingredients except for cabbage and lime.  Add this mixture along with cabbage and iceberg to turkey.  Cook on high until cabbage is just wilted but still crisp.  Turn off heat and toss in noodles.  Serve with lime wedge and enjoy!
This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 at 12:53 pm and is filed under Gluten-Free, Non-Vegetarian. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

5 + = twelve

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>