Yield: 6 servings

16 oz Flat rice stick noodles 1/8 c Fish sauce 4 tb Vegetable oil 1 ts Salt 4 Garlic cloves crushed 2 tb Lime juice 1 Yellow onion chopped 3 tb Ketchup 1 1/2 lb Pork loin 1 ts Ground black pepper — cut into julienne strips 1 lb Fresh bean sprouts 1/2 c Dried shrimp soaked in: — washed, drained 1/2 c -Warm water (for 5 minutes) 4 tb Green onion, chopped 2 Fresh red chilies 4 tb Fresh coriander, chopped — cut into julienne strips 4 tb Roasted peanuts, crushed 1 ts White sugar

In a pot of boiling water, drop in the flat rice stick noodles for about 1 minute, stirring constantly to prevent noodles from sticking together. Remove from heat and drain in a colander. Rinse with cold water. Set aside. Heat the oil in a large wok and stir-fry the garlic and onion until golden brown. Add the pork, shrimp in water, and chilies. Stir-fry for 5 minutes and add the sugar, fish sauce, salt, lime juice, ketchup, black pepper, noodles, and bean sprouts. Stir well for 2 minutes. Transfer to a large serving platter and garnish with green onion, fresh coriander, and peanuts.

(Serves 6-8)