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Pad Cha

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Thai Food is one of the most popular foods to go out and eat today! How many people do you know that LOVE Pad Thai? Well I know I LOVE it! This week I made another Pad Thai dish that is made with seafood instead of Pad Thai which is made with beef or chicken this week I made a Thai Food called Pad Cha! Pad Cha can be made with fish fillets, or seafood of any kind that you may have laying around. If you are used to eating regular Pad Thai made with meat then you might want to give this seafood version of Pad Thai a shot!
  Seafood mix 1 Pound
  Rice sticks 500 Gram
  Red chili 6 , chopped
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 , minced
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), chopped finely
  Lemon grass 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Shallot 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Kaffir lime powder 1 Teaspoon
  Basil 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Nam prik pad 2 Tablespoon
  Tamari 1 Tablespoon
  Dark brown sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Scallion 6
  Extra red chili 2
  Any vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pad cha paste 2 Tablespoon

1.In a bowl, put chilies, shallots and garlic, add salt to it ahead of time.

2.In a bowl mix chopped ginger, fish sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar or palm sugar, Nam Prik Pad and give it a good mix.
3.In a saute pan pre-cook sea food mix, once cooked set it aside and keep warm.
4.Now make the rice noodles according to the directions on the package.
5.When the rice noodles are Al dente, set them aside in a glass bowl with lid to keep warm.
6.In a wok, add 2 Teaspoon oil and saute Pad cha paste, garlic, shallots and red chillies for 3 minutes.
7.Now add back the seafood mixture and stir on medium heat.
8.Pour the Pad Cha paste, ginger, fish sauce, soy sauce and nam prik pad/pao and mix it in well for 2 minutes.
9.To the mixture, add lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and mix it in well for 1 minute.
10.Add the noodles and mix in well.
11.If the sauce thickens to much, then add 1/2 to 1 cup of chicken stock and continue mixing.
12.Sprinkle the basil leaves and remove from heat.

13.Garnish with a handful of slivered scallions and 2 Teaspoon of red chilies to add up the spice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Pad Cha!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 727 Calories from Fat 89

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.9 mg0.3%

Sodium 1193.8 mg49.7%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.6%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 20 g40.7%

Vitamin A 67.4% Vitamin C 73.7%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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