Pad Thai
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Thai
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Serves: 4
Adapted from Ricardo Cuisine Shrimp Pad Thai recipe.
  • Peanut Sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot chile sauce
  • Pad Thai
  • 1 lb cooked medium shrimp
  • 4 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced (white and green parts separated)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ lb wide rice noodles, prepared according to package
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  1. Peanut Sauce
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Pad Thai
  4. In a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat, soften the white parts of the onions, the garlic and ginger in the oil. Add the peppers and cook until soft.
  5. Add the peanut sauce, egg and noodles. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring until the egg is set and the sauce coats the noodles.
  6. Mix in the bean sprouts and shrimp, to heat the cooked shrimp. Remove from heat.
  7. Top with the green parts of the onions and peanuts, if desired, and serve.
Recipe by Un Assaggio of Food, Wine, & Marriage at