Phad Thai

We just LOVE Phad Thai. This versatile recipe is very easy to prepare. You can add chicken, shrimp or tofu to this recipe for some some extra protein. 

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Just substitute the soy sauce for gluten FREE soy sauce or Tamari sauce for an easy meal for those who can’t tolerate gluten.

When preparing the dish, I start with these flat rice noodles, and cook them to package directions. Rinsing the noodles after you cook them helps to remove some of the extra starch. If you miss this step, your noodles may end up more gummy / starchy.

Cooking Rice Noodles
Rice Noodles Cooking

After you rinse the noodles, put them in a large wok or pan that has been pre heated with cooking oil.

Rice Noodles in a Wok

Add your sauce. You can also throw in some precooked chicken, shrimp, or tofu at this point if you choose to .

Phad Thai Sauce
Add the sauce

Stir to combine and cook an additional 5 min until peanut butter completely melts and the dish is warm throughout.

TIP: I like to use crunchy peanut butter. It helps to add a little extra crunch to the noodles.

Phad Thai

This Pad Thai recipe is simple to make and tastes amazing.

  • 8 oz flat rice noodles
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup diced green onion

Sauce

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Rinse under cold water.
  2. Mix all the sauce ingredients together in small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large saucepan or wok over medium-high heat.
  4. Add noodles & sauce to the pan. Toss everything to combine. Cook for 5 min.
  5. Top with green onions & chopped peanuts. Serve immediately & enjoy!

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