Episode 16: How to Make Easy Pad Thai

Johanna M. Cook aka Momma Cuisine shows us how to make an easy Pad Thai recipe perfect for your Great Everyday Meal.

Ingredients

Rice noodles 1/2 Pound
Green cabbage head 1/4 Small , sliced
Red cabbage head 1/4 Small , sliced
Shredded carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Yellow onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced
Scallions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped finely
Cilantro 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped finely
Rotisserie chicken breast 1 , shredded
Eggs 3 , scrambled
Canola oil/Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
Salted peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) , roughly chopped
Serrano pepper 1 Small , seeded, chopped finely
For pad thai sauce
Low sodium soy sauce 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Lemon 1 , juiced
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Ground ginger 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli flakes 1/2 Teaspoon (to taste)
Low sodium chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a large bowl, put the noodles and add boiling water. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2. PAD THAI SAUCE: In a bowl, add all the ingredient of the sauce and mix well till combined. Set aside.

MAKING

3. Heat a large wok or skillet on medium high heat. Put oil and heat it. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the cabbage and continue to sauté till they are wilted.

4. Put in the noodles and toss to mix all. Put in the carrot, cilantro and scallions. Use tongs to mix them. Add the chicken, sauce and continue to mix and stir.

5. Add the bean sprouts, salt and the serrano pepper (if using). Saute it well and put in the egg. Continue to stir and mix till all are well combined and done. Turn off the heat.

SERVING

6. In a serving bowl, serve the pad Thai hot garnished with peanuts and lime wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 708Calories from Fat 287

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 808 mg33.67%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.3%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet