This classic Thai dish is full of flavor, and despite the long ingredient list, quite simple to throw together.
|Pad Thai|| |
- ½ pkg (454 g pkg) wide rice stick noodles
- ⅓ cup chicken broth
- ⅓ cup ketchup
- ¼ cup fish sauce
- 3 Tbsp lime juice
- 1 tsp Asian chili sauce or hot pepper sauce
- 2 tsp granulated sugar
- ¼ cup vegetable oil, separated
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 10 large shrimp, peeled and de-veined (optional)
- 1 boneless skinless chicken breasts, small cubes (optional)
- 1 shallot, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
- 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
- 1 ½ - 2 cup bean sprouts
- ¼ cup unsalted peanuts, chopped
- ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
- Lime wedges
- Soak noodles in hot water for 15 minutes; drain and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together ketchup, chicken broth, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and chili sauce; set aside.
- In wok or large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and cook shrimp until pink (about 1 min). Remove from pan and set aside.
- Heat another tablespoon of oil and thoroughly cook chicken. Transfer to plate with shrimp.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of oil over high heat and cook red pepper, shallot, garlic, and ginger until softened.
- Transfer to plate with shrimp. Heat another tablespoon of oil and cook eggs, stirring occasionally unit scrambled and set.
- Add cooked shrimp, chicken and vegetables to wok with egg.
- Stir in ketchup mixture, and add noodles.
- Mix all ingredients and continue cooking for about 3 minutes and allow sauce to thicken.
- Remove from heat and add cilantro, bean sprouts and peanuts.
- Toss for about 1 minute just until spouts start to wilt. Serve with lime wedges.
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