Pad Thai

A classic Thai fried noodle dish. Packed full of flavour and goodness, you’ll be wanting seconds for sure.

SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner

Method

  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook the noodles according to the instructions on the packet
  2. Drain the noodles and rinse under cold water
  3. Mix together the fish sauce, peanut butter, sweet chilli sauce lemon or lime juice and water to make the sauce and set aside
  4. Heat oil in a wok or large pot and add garlic, ginger, chicken, beans and capsicum
  5. Cook over a high heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly
  6. Add the sauce and noodles and stir until hot
  7. Add spring onions, bean sprouts, chopped peanuts and coriander, mix through and then serve

Tips

Any combination of cooked meats like chicken or pork, seafood like prawns or tofu will work in this dish.  Use whatever you prefer or have available.

For a vegan version use tofu instead of meat and soy sauce instead of fish sauce.

  • 200 g
    dry rice noodles
  • 1 tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp
    peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp
    sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp
    lemon or lime juice
  • ½  cup
    water
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • 3 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp
    chopped ginger
  • 400 g
    cooked chopped chicken
  • 3 cups
    sliced green beans
  • capsicum, sliced
  • spring onions, sliced
  • 2 cups
    beans sprouts
  • ¼ cup
    chopped roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup
    chopped fresh coriander
Per serve
  • Energy
    2265kJ
  • Total Fat
    21.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    4.3g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    59.7g
  • Sugars
    9.1g
  • Dietary Fibre
    7.5g
  • Protein
    35.4g
  • Sodium
    505mg