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Pad Thai Sauce

Pad Thai Sauce

Easy Homemade Pad Tha

This amazing Pad Thai recipe is easy and approachable and can be made in under 30 minutes. It starts with fresh ingredients including rice noodles, chicken, shrimp, tofu, cilantro, bean sprouts, peanuts and scrambled eggs tossed in a delicious homemade pad Thai sauce that is so good it tastes like it came from your favorite Thai restaurant. (Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com)

What Is Pad Thai?

Pad Thai is stir-fry dish made with rice noodles, shrimp, chicken, or tofu, peanuts, a scrambled egg and bean sprouts. The ingredients are sautéed together in a wok and tossed in a delicious pad thai sauce. It’s common street food in Thailand and one of the most popular menu items at Thai restaurants around the country. (Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com)

)Pad Thai is Thailands National dish and likely the most popular order at the majority of Thai restaurants herePad Thai is a Thai stir-fry dish made with rice noodles, shrimp, chicken, or tofu, peanuts, scrambled egg and bean sprouts. The ingredients are sautéed together in a wok and tossed in a delicious pad thai sauce.

How to Make Pad Thai Sauce:

Traditional pad thai sauce includes fish sauce, vinegar, sugar and tamarind paste. Tamarind paste is not easily found at a regular grocery stores so I substituted rice vinegar. If you would like to use tamarind paste, substitute about 2 Tablespoons in place of the rice vinegar in this recipe. I also added a big scoop of peanut butter to my sauce, because I think it gives the whole dish an added creaminess and boost of flavor that I love. 

Pad Thai

This is a Pad Thai recipe that truly stacks up to great Thai restaurants yet is totally doable for every home cook with just a trip to your every day grocery store. With the slippery noodles, signature sweet-savoury flavour, sprinkle of peanuts and tang from lime, this is a Thai food favourite for good reason! (Source: www.recipetineats.com)

What Is Pad Thai??

Pad Thai is a Thai noodle stir fry with a sweet-savoury-sour sauce scattered with crushed peanuts. It’s made with thin, flat rice noodles, and almost always has bean sprouts, garlic chives, scrambled egg, firm tofu and a protein – the most popular being chicken or prawns/shrimp. (Source: www.recipetineats.com)

Recipe Notes:

1. I’ve tried every rice stick sold at supermarkets in Australia. Chang’s is the best – it’s less prone to breaking when it’s tossed in the pan. See photo in post. If you can’t find Chang’s, use another that is 2 – 3 mm / 0.1 ” thick. Avoid wider rice noodles, they are more prone to breaking. 

 

 

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