Quick Pad Thai

So quick to throw together, you’ll be in eating within 15 minutes! Add chicken or prawns, or omit for a vegetarian dish.


Cook sauce ingredients until thickened, then add in cooked noodles, and toss to combine. QuickPadThai2

Add remaining ingredients, gently stirring until everything is coated. QuickPadThai3


Quick Pad Thai

Marla Hingley
So quick to throw together, you'll be in eating within 15 minutes!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4


  • 1 pkg 450g medium rice stick noodles
  • 1-2 cups bean sprouts to taste
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup GF hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp GF peanut butter
  • 2 tsp Sriracha sauce or other GF hot sauce
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 10 prawns shelled (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed (optional)


  • Let rice noodles soak in boiling water for 10 minutes, stirring often, until soft. For the last 3 minutes of soaking, add in the bean sprouts. Drain and set aside.
  • In a bowl whisk together water, hoisin, lime juice, peanut butter and Sriracha. Set aside.
  • Fry prawns, garlic, and ginger in oil until prawns turn pink. Stir in sauce mixture, and noodles.
  • Continue cooking until sauce is reduced and thickened. Season to taste with salt.
  • Divide among 4 bowls, and top with cilantro and peanuts.
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See also
Linguine & Clams in Spicy Red Sauce


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  1. Thank you for being there. I am 83. Some of this is beyond what I know about
    The receipt sounds great. I doubt if I would make it tho. Too many ingredients, many I do not have around
    I need easy with simpler ingredients
    God bless
    Have a great day

  2. If you’ve never tried Thai food before, this would be a great place to start. But fear not, we have lots of simpler recipes coming your way!

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