Pad Thai with Bloody Mary Cucumber Salad
  1. cook rice noodles as directed on box
  2. mix brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, sambal, and oyster sauce in bowl
  3. heat wok or large pan on medium-high heat with oil
  4. put garlic and green onion pieces into the oil, followed by the meat; stir with wooden spoon until cooked
  5. put noodles into the pan and combine
  6. pour sauce into the pan and coat evenly
  7. put most of the basil into the pan, but leave some for garnishing; combine
  8. sprinkle individual servings with remaining basil and serve with bloody mary salad
  9. optional toppings: peanuts, sambal, cilantro, chillis