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Pad Thai Prawn recipe
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Prep Time
20min
Cook Time
15min
Total Time
35min
ThaiLunchDinnerVegetarianSeafood

A delicious and flavorful Thai stir-fried noodle dish with prawns, tofu, and a variety of vegetables, topped with peanuts and a squeeze of lime.

Ingredients

2 Servings
(1 serving = 1 plate)

Seafood

  • 5
    Prawns

Vegetables

  • 10g
    Beansprouts
  • 1/2g
    Sliced shallots
  • 1/5g
    Chives leaves
  • 1/2g
    Sweet radish

Chilled

  • 2
    Eggs
  • 150g
    Tofu sheets
  • 30g
    Dried shrimp

Condiments

  • 2tbsp
    Fish sauce
  • 2tbsp
    Palm sugar
  • 3tbsp
    White sugar
  • 2tbsp
    Tamarind sauce
  • 1tsp
    Chicken powder

Rice Noodles

  • 180g
    Pad Thai noodles

Side Dishes

  • 1tbsp
    Peanuts
  • 1
    Green Lime

Oil for Frying

  • 2tbsp
    Chilli oil
  • 2tbsp
    Water

Method

Preparation

  1. Soak the Pad Thai noodles in warm water for about 20 minutes until they are soft. Drain and set aside.

  2. Beat the eggs in a bowl and set aside.

  3. Cut the tofu sheets into small cubes and set aside.

  4. Prepare the condiments by mixing fish sauce, palm sugar, white sugar, tamarind sauce, and chicken powder in a bowl. Set aside.

Cooking

  1. Heat chilli oil in a wok over medium heat. Add prawns and stir-fry until they turn pink. Remove and set aside.

  2. In the same wok, add shallots, chives, sweet radish, and dried shrimp. Stir-fry until fragrant.

  3. Push the vegetables to the side of the wok and pour the beaten eggs into the empty space. Scramble the eggs until cooked.

  4. Add tofu cubes and beansprouts to the wok. Stir-fry for a few minutes until the tofu is slightly browned.

  5. Add the soaked noodles and the prepared condiments to the wok. Toss everything together until well combined.

  6. Return the cooked prawns to the wok and mix well with the noodles.

  7. Serve the Pad Thai hot, garnished with peanuts and a squeeze of lime.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For an extra kick of heat, add more chilli oil or chopped fresh chillies to the dish.

  2. You can customize the ingredients by adding other vegetables like bell peppers, carrots, or broccoli.

  3. Adjust the sweetness and saltiness of the dish by tasting and adding more sugar or fish sauce as needed.

Reviews

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leila

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Great recipe! Thank you Chef. So well balanced and yummy!

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Chef Big

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I am a Thai chef. Cooking mixed food Asian and Western

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