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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 jolz

Makes 6 servings



Grilled Chicken and Tofu Pad Thai

Recipe Ingredients for Pad Thai

8 ounces tofu
16 oz chicken breast, boneless, skinless
2 tablespoons peanut oil, plus more for brushing
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 cup tamarind paste, reconstituted in 1/4 cup water
1/4 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1 pound rice noodles, soaked in hot water for 15 minutes and drained
1/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
4 ounces bean sprouts
2 tbsp lime juice

Recipe Directions for Pad Thai

  1. Heat grill to high. Brush both sides of tofu and chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the tofu on each side for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly charred, remove, and cut into thin slices. Grill the chicken for 4 minutes per side or until slightly charred and just cooked through, remove, and cut into thin slices.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium saucepan on the grates of the grill or side burner on the grill. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until soft. Add the ancho powder and cook for 10 seconds. Add the tamarind mixture, vinegar, fish sauce, brown sugar, and peanut butter and bring to a boil.

  3. Place the cooked noodles, tofu, and chicken in a large bowl. Pour the boiling sauce over the noodles and toss gently until until combined. Fold in the green onion, cilantro, and bean sprouts and top with the chopped nuts. Serve with grilled limes on the side

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
386
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.0g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
996mg
41%
Potassium
493mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
32.5g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
31.5g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 11% Iron 13%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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