Pad Cha

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!

Ingredients

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

Directions

GETTING READY

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

MAKING

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.

SERVING

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 727Calories from Fat 89

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1193 mg49.71%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 20 g40%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet