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vermicelli stir fry

Vermicelli Stir Fry

Keri Bevan
Looking for a satisfying vegan meal that everyone will love? Learn how to make the perfect vermicelli rice noodle stir fry. This recipe can be made in under 15 minutes, and it's easily adapted to the items you have in your fridge!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Thai, Vietnamese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 378 kcal


  • 6 ounces vermicelli rice noodles
  • ½ tablespoons sesame oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon neutral flavored cooking oil
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot julienned
  • ½ cup water chestnuts
  • 1 red pepper thinly sliced

For The Stir Fry Sauce

  • ½ cup tamari sauce *or soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic grated or minced
  • 1 teaspoons ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon red chili pepper finely chopped, seeds removed
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

For The Garnish

  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon sesame seeds


  • Prepare the stir fry sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Chop/julienne all of your vegetables.
  • Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiled) water. Submerge the vermicelli rice noodles in the water for five minutes, swishing them around gently. Transfer to a colander and rinse in cold water. Shake off as much water as possible, and pat dry with a paper towel. Return them to the empty bowl and drizzle with the sesame oil.
  • Heat the neutral cooking oil l in a large saute pan or wok.
  • Stir fry the red onion, carrots, red pepper, bean sprouts and water chestnuts for two minutes, or until slightly wilted.
  • Pour the sauce into the pan or wok and add the noodles. Toss the noodles around in the sauce and stir fry until everything is heated through.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped scallions.


Calories: 378kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 6gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 1718mgPotassium: 356mgFiber: 4gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 3552IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 58mgIron: 2mg
Keyword 15 minute meals
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