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Pad Thai

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

Pad Thai is a Thai dish made out of stir fried rice noodles flavoured with fish sauce, tamarind juice, chilli peppers garnished with bean sprouts & shrimps


Ingredients

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Pad Thai Sauce

  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup Chicken stock
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • ground white pepper

Pad Thai

  • 400 g Pad Thai noodles
  • 1 chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 large block tofu, sliced
  • 3 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 small bunch chives, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 eggs
  • oil

Garnishes

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted peanuts
  • coriander, chopped
  • lime wedges
  • chillies, sliced

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl pour enough boiling water to soak your rice noodles, soak them until it is just soft, around 5 minutes. Drain then rinse with cold water then set aside.
  2. Combine all Pad Thai Sauce ingredients in a bowl, stir well until you achieve a smooth consistency.
  3. Dissolve cornstarch in soy sauce in a separate bowl then add the chicken.
  4. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic.
  5. Add the chicken then stir fry in high heat until cooked.
  6. Add the eggs, scramble it on the pan then cook for 1 minute, mashing it in the process.
  7. Add the noodles, chives, Pad Thai sauce and prawns, gently toss while cooking for 3 minutes in high heat.
  8. Add tofu and bean sprouts then cook for 1 more minute.
  9. Place noodles in a serving plate, then garnish with chopped roasted peanuts, coriander, and lime wedges.