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Pad Thai

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Thailand with this Quick and Easy Pad Thai recipe. This classic stir-fried noodle dish is a harmonious blend of sweet, tangy, and savory flavors that will transport your taste buds to the streets of Bangkok.
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The Story

Pad Thai is a beloved Thai street food dish known for its delicate rice noodles, tender shrimp or chicken, crisp bean sprouts, scrambled eggs, and the distinct flavors of tamarind and fish sauce. It's a satisfying and versatile dish that can be customized with your favorite proteins and vegetables.


8 ounces rice noodles
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 pound shrimp or chicken, peeled and deveined
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons tamarind paste
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup bean sprouts
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup crushed peanuts
Lime wedges for serving
Fresh cilantro for garnish
4 Servings

Prep Time:

0 Hrs 10 Mins

Cook Time:

0 Hrs 15 Mins

Total TIme:

0 Hrs 0 Mins



Cook the rice noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.


Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp or chicken and garlic, and cook until the protein is cooked through.


Push the shrimp or chicken to one side of the pan and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until they are cooked.


Add the cooked rice noodles to the pan, followed by fish sauce, tamarind paste, and sugar. Stir-fry everything together until the noodles are coated with the sauce.


Toss in the bean sprouts and green onions, and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.


Remove from heat and sprinkle crushed peanuts over the top.


Serve Pad Thai hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and lime wedges on the side.

Tips for this recipe

To enhance the flavors of Pad Thai, you can add a squeeze of lime juice and a sprinkle of chili flakes or sriracha for some extra heat. Additionally, feel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite ingredients like tofu, bell peppers, or crushed garlic. Enjoy the authentic taste of Thailand right in your own kitchen!

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