- Soak stick noodles with boiling water and allow to stand for 10 mins. Drain, then rinse in cold water.
- Cook prawns, chicken or beef in a pan with a little oil or on a barbeque until cooked. Cool slightly and slice.
- Dissolve palm or brown sugar in lime juice in a pan over low heat. Remove from heat, add fish sauce and cool.
- Toss meat or prawns, celery, capsicum, mint and bean sprouts into the lime sauce mix.
- Pile on a plate and top with peanuts and fried shallots.