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Pad Thai Recipe

Looking for an easy Pad Thai recipe? Learn how to make Pad Thai using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dianacrain

Makes 4 servings



8 ounces uncooked flat rice noodles (pad Thai noodles) 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon Sriracha or chili garlic sauce 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 cup (2-inch) green onion pieces 8 ounces peeled and deveined large shrimp $ 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup fresh bean sprouts 1/4 cup chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts $ 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

Recipe Ingredients for Pad Thai

8 oz Stir-Fry Rice Noodles
6 tsp unpacked Sugars, Brown
3 serving Soy Sauce
1.5 tbsp Fish Sauce
1 fl oz Lime Juice
3 tsp Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce
3 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
1 serving Green Onion
8 oz Shrimp, Mixed Species
5 clove Garlic
1/2 Pack Bean Sprouts
0.25 cup Peanuts, All Types, Dry-roasted
3 tbsp Basil, Fresh

Recipe Directions for Pad Thai

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.

  2. While water comes to a boil, combine sugar and next 4 ingredients (through Sriracha) in a small bowl.

  3. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion pieces, shrimp, and garlic; stir-fry 2 minutes or until shrimp is almost done. Add cooked noodles; toss to combine. Stir in sauce; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly to combine. Arrange about 1 cup noodle mixture on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1/4 cup bean sprouts, 1 tablespoon peanuts, and 2 teaspoons basil.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 221.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
425
Calories from Fat
146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.2g
25%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
111mg
37%
Sodium
1095mg
46%
Potassium
199mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
50.7g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
18.6g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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