This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
4 oz Rice vermicelli
Hot water 1 1/2 tb Oriental sesame oil
1 ts Chili oil
Or crushed red pepper-flakes to taste 3 Green onions, cut into slivers
1/2 Red bell pepper, seeded, cut into paper-thin-slivers
1 c Fresh bean sprouts
1/4 c Fresh cilantro, minced
Salt to taste
1. Put vermicelli in a large bowl and cover with hot tap water. Soak until soft, 10 minutes; drain.
2. Heat both oils in a wok or large skillet over high heat. When it
is hot, add noodles, stir well and cook 45 seconds. Add onions, bell pepper, sprouts, cilantro and salt; cook and stir 30 seconds. Remove from heat and serve hot or at room temperature.