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How to Make Pad Thai Noodles with Shrimp

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Moon Cho shows you how to make Pad Thai noodles with shrimp, fresh bean sprouts, and crunchy peanuts in a savory Pad Thai sauce without going to an Asian market. All the ingredients can be found in your local supermarket so now you can make your own Pad Thai at home.
  Pad thai noodles 8 Ounce
  Shrimp 20 Medium, peeled, deveined
  Eggs 2 Medium, beaten
  Scallions 3 Medium, diced
  Cilantro leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bean sprouts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Peanuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), roughly chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
For the sauce
  Lime juice 6 Tablespoon
  Fish sauce 5 Tablespoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon

1. In a pot bring water to boil. Once boiled turn off the heat. Put the noodles in it and soak for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Set aside.
2. SAUCE: In a bowl mix lime juice, fish sauce, sugar and chilli pepper. Whisk well till combined. Set aside.

3. In a pan heat 1 teaspoon of oil. Put in garlic and sauté for few seconds or till they turn fragrant. Put in the shrimp and sauté for a few minutes r till they curl up and turn pink. Transfer into a bowl.
4. In the same pan heat 1 teaspoon of oil. Pour the eggs and scramble them for few seconds. Add the cooked noodle and pour the sauce over it. Using a tong toss it well till all the noodles are coated evenly with the sauce.
5. Return the shrimp and toss well again. Put in the bean sprouts and scallions. Toss well till combined. Turn off the heat and add the cilantro and peanuts. Mix well.

6. In a serving plate, serve the Pad Thai noodles hot as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 528 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 249.6 mg83.2%

Sodium 1740.5 mg72.5%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 19.2 g

Protein 32 g63%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 36.3%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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