When trying to figure out what to serve my book club next week (one vegetarian, one gluten free), it struck me that a vietnamese dish might make sense (we are reading The Quiet American), and rice noodles are gluten free! After confirming that the vegetarian will eat fish sauce (phew), I got bogged down on internet research. So I thought that I would turn to my wise friends on Chowhound.
I was thinking of something like this:
but wasn't sure. Basically, I want a one-bowl dish with rice noodles that is easy and can largely be prepped ahead. Any suggestions??