Pad Thai

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 221


12 ounces pad thai (sen chan) noodles
8 cups cold water
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
16 medium shrimp (21 to 25 per pound) shelled and deveined
2 ounces firm brown tofu cut into 1/4 inch dice
2 eggs beaten
1/2 cup Tamarind Juice
1/4 cup crushed unsalted peanut
3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
2 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar or 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper or cayenne pepper
3 ounces fresh bean sprouts
1/4 cup leek cut into 1 1/2 to 2 inch long shreds


In a large bowl, soak noodles in cold water 45 minutes. Drain in a colander and set aside.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add garlic and sauté until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and tofu and sauté 1 minute. Add eggs and stir 30 seconds. Add reserved noodles, tamarind juice, peanuts, fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, paprika, and red pepper and stir constantly 3 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to a platter. Sprinkle with bean sprouts and leeks and serve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 221
Calories from Fat: 170

This Pad Thai recipe is from the Tommy Tang's Modern Thai Cuisine Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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