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recipe: Singapore Rice Noodle

Singapore Rice Noodle with Chicken

When I started working at Pitt, oh so many (six? eek!) years ago, I discovered my favorite restaurant. A small, dive-y-looking Thai place called The Spice Island Tea House. I ate there every Wednesday, without fail. I even had Dan bring me dinner from there after I gave birth- a much-needed and much-deserved meal, I have to say!

One of my favorite dishes is Singapore Rice Noodle, and I found a recipe that I thought sounded very similar. So I tried it. BINGO! It tastes almost exactly like the Spice Island version… even if it doesn’t come in a styrofoam container.


  1. Jon teaches at Pitt on Tuesdays, maybe I can convince him to bring Spice Island food home with him.

    Jan 9 10:42 pm

  2. Jen

    @Corrie: oh DO IT! :) My favorite dishes are Ruby Chicken, Java Fried Rice with Chicken, and Singapore Rice Noodle with Chicken. Oh, and Chicken Panang! (I like chicken. heh.) Very yummy.

    Jan 9 10:45 pm

  3. Mel

    mmm…..Trent and I LOVE Thai food. I can’t wait to try this recipe.

    Jan 10 9:36 pm

  4. Sounds awesome! Think this would work with some other type of oil (since I’m allergic to peanuts)?

    Jan 10 11:30 pm

  5. Mmmh – that actually does look very yummy! I might try this next weekend, although I’m really not much of a Thai food fan. :)

    Thanks for the quick info on where your domain name came from! I was all like, damn – I should have done that. But then I realized that kaydee doesn’t really have that awesome, special ring to it as jayesel does. And that the whole thing in reverse – deekay – was even worse. Ugh.

    Jan 11 3:43 am