Pad Thai /
Stir Fried Noodles

With Thanya

"Every time I cook it, I end up eating too much." Pad Thai is probably the most common and popular street food in Thailand, Pad means wok, means stir-fry. 


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  • Imperial
  • Metric
  • 200 g flat rice noodles
  • 150 g tofu
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 50 g garlic leaves
  • 100 g bean sprouts
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 20 g roasted peanuts
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
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Nutrition per serving

Step 1

Soak flat rice noodles in warm water for 10 minutes until they are soft

Step 2

Cut the tofu in thin slices, finely chop the shallot and cut some garlic leaves in 2-3cm long pieces

Step 3

Roast some unsalted peanuts and grind them coarsely

Step 4

Heat some oil in a pan, fry some chopped shallots and minced garlic until they turn golden brown

Step 5

Add soy sauce for vegetarian version (otherwise fish sauce), sugar, tamarind paste and a little bit of chilli powder, mix them well

Step 6

Take off the heat and leave it for some time to cool it down, then blend until its smooth. Leave it aside. This is Pad Thai Sauce

Step 7

Heat some oil in a pan, fry rest of the chopped shallots until they turn golden

Step 8

Now add tofu and fry for couple of minutes

Step 9

Reduce the heat and add noodles. Add a bit of water and make sure the noodles are not stuck together

Step 10

Add the prepared Pad Thai sauce and mix the noodles well with the sauce

Step 11

When the noodles are cooked, add garlic leaves and beansprouts and fry them with the noodles

Step 12

Then make some space in the pan, add oil and add the egg

Step 13

When the egg white is cooked, mix the noodles with the egg

Step 14

Transfer the noodles in a plate, garnish with fresh garlic leaves, beansprouts and crushed

Step 15

Add lime juice and chilli powder and enjoy the Pad Thai!

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sergent manon
sergent manon
2 years ago


Did You Know?

Pad Thai follows a Thai culinary tradition of using all five tastes which are salty, sour, sweet, spicy and bitter. It was actually created in the 1930s in Thailand by then prime minister Plaek Phibunsongkhram, as a way to galvanise nationalism.

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