one-third pound boneless, skinless chicken breast-cut into small pieces
1 cup dried bean thread noodles, separate/soak in warm water for 35 min, drain, cut into 4" lengths
2 tbsp's of one of the following wood ear mushrooms, cloud ear, silver ear or shiitake mushrooms
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
3 green onions, sliced thinly diagonally
fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish
Heat oil in a small pot over a small to medium flame until hot, add the garlic and shallots, stir until the aroma makes you smile. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add the noodles, mushrooms and cook until the chicken turns white (about 5-7 minutes). Add the rest of ingredients and cook until the veggies are wilted (about another 2 minutes). Garnish and serve.