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Easy Shrimp Pad Thai

17 INGREDIENTS • 20 STEPS • 35MINS

Easy Shrimp Pad Thai

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4.8
6 ratings
This version of Pad Thai is easy and approachable. You can probably find all the ingredients you need for it in most grocery stores. Adding a lot of bean sprouts allows you to use less noodles, thus keeping this dish fresh and light.
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Julie Yoon
Hi I'm Julie, your kitchen coach! I’m a trained chef who’s all about helping beginner cooks gain kitchen confidence.
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This version of Pad Thai is easy and approachable. You can probably find all the ingredients you need for it in most grocery stores. Adding a lot of bean sprouts allows you to use less noodles, thus keeping this dish fresh and light.
35MINS
Total Time
$6.15
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
3
us / metric
Flat Rice Noodles
4 oz
Flat Rice Noodles
Shrimp
8 oz
Shrimp, peeled
Firm Tofu
8 oz
Firm Tofu
Lime
2
Limes, freshly squeezed
1/4 cup juice per 3 servings
Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
Soy Sauce
3 Tbsp
Scallion
1 bunch
Scallion
4 scallions per 3 servings
Garlic
2 cloves
Onion
1
Small Onion
Dry Roasted Peanuts
4 Tbsp
Dry Roasted Peanuts
Canola Oil
as needed
Canola Oil
Salt
to taste
Lime
to taste
Limes, sliced
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
513
Fat
14.2 g
Protein
37.2 g
Carbs
63.4 g
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Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Boil your Flat Rice Noodles (4 oz) until pliable and mostly cooked, but not mushy. No need to soak them in advance.
step 1 Boil your Flat Rice Noodles (4 oz) until pliable and mostly cooked, but not mushy. No need to soak them in advance.
step 2
Drain and rinse well under cold water. Set aside.
step 2 Drain and rinse well under cold water. Set aside.
step 3
Dice the Onion (1) and mince the Garlic (2 cloves). Set aside.
step 3 Dice the Onion (1) and mince the Garlic (2 cloves). Set aside.
step 4
Slice the white part of the Scallion (1 bunch) thinly. Set aside.
step 4 Slice the white part of the Scallion (1 bunch) thinly. Set aside.
step 5
Slice the green portion into 2-inch pieces. Set aside.
step 5 Slice the green portion into 2-inch pieces. Set aside.
step 6
Slice Firm Tofu (8 oz) into 4 pieces. Blot slices of tofu on paper towels to absorb excess moisture.
step 6 Slice Firm Tofu (8 oz) into 4 pieces. Blot slices of tofu on paper towels to absorb excess moisture.
step 7
In a bowl or cup, mix together the juice from Limes (2), Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp), Brown Sugar (3 Tbsp) and Sriracha (2 tsp) sauce.
step 7 In a bowl or cup, mix together the juice from Limes (2), Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp), Brown Sugar (3 Tbsp) and Sriracha (2 tsp) sauce.
step 8
In a large pan or wok over medium-high heat, heat a little Canola Oil (as needed) then fry tofu until golden brown and slightly crispy.
step 8 In a large pan or wok over medium-high heat, heat a little Canola Oil (as needed) then fry tofu until golden brown and slightly crispy.
step 9
Flip the tofu over to brown the other side.
step 9 Flip the tofu over to brown the other side.
step 10
Season the tofu with some Salt (to taste).
step 10 Season the tofu with some Salt (to taste).
step 11
Slice the cooked tofu into strips.
step 11 Slice the cooked tofu into strips.
step 12
In the same pan with some oil, cook the Shrimp (8 oz) until just pink and translucent. Add salt if necessary then remove from pan.
step 12 In the same pan with some oil, cook the Shrimp (8 oz) until just pink and translucent. Add salt if necessary then remove from pan.
step 13
Add a little more oil to the pan, and cook the onion, garlic, and sliced scallions whites, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
step 13 Add a little more oil to the pan, and cook the onion, garlic, and sliced scallions whites, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
step 14
Add the partially-cooked noodles. Using tongs, loosen the cold noodles. Toss and let it absorb the fragrant oil.
step 14 Add the partially-cooked noodles. Using tongs, loosen the cold noodles. Toss and let it absorb the fragrant oil.
step 15
Pour the soy sauce mixture and toss until everything is absorbed and there is no liquid left in the pan. Keep heat low so you do not overcook the noodles, If the noodles get too soft, they will start to break. Push the noodles to one side of the pan.
step 15 Pour the soy sauce mixture and toss until everything is absorbed and there is no liquid left in the pan. Keep heat low so you do not overcook the noodles, If the noodles get too soft, they will start to break. Push the noodles to one side of the pan.
step 16
Beat Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (2) lightly in a bowl and add to the empty side of the pan. Let the eggs set, as if making a thin omelet. Once set, move the noodles into the top of the egg.
step 16 Beat Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (2) lightly in a bowl and add to the empty side of the pan. Let the eggs set, as if making a thin omelet. Once set, move the noodles into the top of the egg.
step 17
On the empty side of the pan, add the Bean Sprouts (2 cups), green part of the scallions and Fresh Cilantro (1/2 cup) then toss. Break the egg apart, and toss everything together.
step 17 On the empty side of the pan, add the Bean Sprouts (2 cups), green part of the scallions and Fresh Cilantro (1/2 cup) then toss. Break the egg apart, and toss everything together.
step 18
Add the cooked tofu and shrimp back to the pan. Toss again and remove from heat.
step 18 Add the cooked tofu and shrimp back to the pan. Toss again and remove from heat.
step 19
Roughly chop some Dry Roasted Peanuts (4 Tbsp) and add to the pan. Set some aside for the garnish. Toss carefully then plate.
step 19 Roughly chop some Dry Roasted Peanuts (4 Tbsp) and add to the pan. Set some aside for the garnish. Toss carefully then plate.
step 20
Top with more bean sprouts, cilantro and peanuts. Serve with wedges of Limes (to taste).
step 20 Top with more bean sprouts, cilantro and peanuts. Serve with wedges of Limes (to taste).
Tags
Dairy-Free
Lunch
Dinner
Thai
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