Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lime , cut in

  2. 4 wedges for garnish

  3. 5 garllic cloves , pressed

  4. 1 onion finely chopped

  5. 1 bag of thai rice or glass noodles (400 grams) soaking in hot water for minutes).

  6. unsalted peanuts , crushed and cooked as in toasted in oven till golden

  7. brown for a few minutes

  8. shrimp or chicken about 2 filets chicken breast , if chicken cubed, small pieces, you can cook and cut up ahead of time, saves time or shrimp which I prefer

  9. white soja sprouts, uncooked, for decoration at the end , optional

  10. 1 egg

  11. thai chili pepper , for adding at the end if you like piquante

  12. paprika powder

  13. lots of olive oil or cooking oil

  14. Thai fish sauce (3 Tbsp.)

  15. tamarind juice or tamarind pulp that you've soaked in hot water ( 4 Tbsp)

  16. white sugar ( 4 Tbsp)

  17. wok or skillet

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Soak uncooked thai noodles in hot water for 5 minutes.

  2. Heat up your wok with 2 _tbsp. oil and add in your onion, 3/4 of it and all garlic cloves _pressed, stir until just lightly golden and then add in your softened rice noodles..

  3. stir and let soften even more for a few minutes with _garlic and onion, take the whole thing out and put in bowl.

  4. Add _another 2 Tbsp. oil in wok or skillet, add tons of paprika when dark red , add in your rice noodles and stir, you can then add your _cooked shrimp or chicken and add following sauce , which have been _mixed together in small bowl seperately : _3 Tbsp. fish sauce +4 Tbsp.white sugar+ 4 Tbsp.tamarind juice .

  5. Add the sauce to the noodles and meat , stir for a few minutes, so _rice noodles are not sticking and then once again take out the noodles _and put in bowl.

  6. Add yet another 1-2 Tbsp. oil to wok or skillet, crack an egg in wok _and stir quickly, so egg is in little strips, cooked .

  7. . Add the thai rice noodles and stir in with egg.

  8. I always add a _second portion of the above sauce (fish +sugar+ tamarind juice with _same amount as above) to give more taste to the pad thai.

  9. Stir for 2 more minutes.

  10. In plates, garnish with fresh chopped onion (what's left over) , chopped toasted peanuts, washed but uncooked soja sprouts, _garnish of lime to splash on when ready to eat .

  11. Enjoy


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