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Spicy Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

Delicious and spicy glass noodles with succulent shrimp and minced pork. Easy and so tasty!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: noodle salad, shrimp salad, spicy noodle recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 410kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 8 oz dried bean thread noodles soaked for 30 minutes and boiled for 10 seconds and drained
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ pound of shrimp minced (substitute w/ soy bean protein and mushrooms for vegetarian
  • ¼ pound of pork minced (substitute w/ soy bean protein and mushrooms for vegetarian
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 to matoes chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 shallots sliced thinly
  • 2 green onions cut into ¼ inch pieces (use both the green and white parts)


  • 1-2 Thai chilies
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 2 teaspoon palm sugar
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoon fish sauce or soy sauce and fermented soy bean paste for vegetarian option


  • Heat oil in a medium sauté pan, add garlic, and fry until fragrant.
  • Add minced pork and shrimp and stir occasionally until cooked, about 2 minutes. Add soy sauce to taste.
  • Add water to moisten and turn off the heat. Mix all ingredients and the cooked meat in a mixing bowl.
  • Make dressing by pounding all the ingredients using mortar and pestle or in a food chopper/processor.
  • Pour dressing on top of the mixture a little bit at a time and make sure that it won’t be too much dressing and mix well.
  • Taste and add more dressing if desired.


Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1567mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 747IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 3mg