Stir Fried Rice Sticks With Pork Cracklings and Chinese Broccoli

Stir Fried Rice Sticks With Pork Cracklings and Chinese Broccoli

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 to 3
Author CASA Veneracion


  • 60 grams good-quality rice sticks
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 1 carrot cut into matchsticks
  • a bunch of Chinese broccoli cut into two-inch lengths; stalks and leaves separated
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • nuoc mam pha to taste
  • 3/4 cup pork cracklings


  • Soak the rice sticks in tap water for about ten minutes or just long enough to soften a bit to separate them. You want them still underdone by the time you drain them and add to the pan so that they can soak up the nuoc mam pha.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a wok or frying pan. Saute the onion, garlic and ginger just until fragrant, about half a minute. Add the Chinese broccoli stalks. Stir fry for a minute. Add the Chinese broccoli leaves and carrot, season lightly with fish sauce, and cook for half a minute.
  • Add the drained rice sticks to the pan. Stir fry to coat the noodles with oil. Pour in about one-eighth cup of nuoc mam pha. Stir fry until the noodles have soaked up the sauce.
  • Taste the noodles, if it needs more seasoning, add more nuoc mam pha — sparingly because if you pour in too much liquid after the noodles have fully swelled, the excess liquid will make them soggy.
  • Add the pork cracklings to the noodles and toss just until heated through.
  • Sserve the stir fried rice sticks with oork cracklings and Chinese broccoli