Authentic Pad Thai Noodles

Authentic Pad Thai Noodles

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Julia 7

"This is an authentic Thai recipe, with the proper ingredients (no ketchup or peanut butter). It is easy, quick, and absolutely delicious."
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Ingredients

2 h servings 397 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 1234 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Soak rice vermicelli noodles in a bowl filled with hot water until softened, 30 minutes to 1 hour. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat peanut oil over medium heat in a large wok.
  3. Cook and stir tofu in the wok, turning the pieces until they are golden on all sides.
  4. Remove tofu with a slotted spoon and drain on plate lined with paper towels.
  5. Pour all but 1 tablespoon of used oil from the wok into a small bowl; it will be used again in a later step.
  6. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in the wok over medium heat until it starts to sizzle.
  7. Pour in beaten egg and lightly toss in the hot oil to scramble the egg.
  8. Remove egg from the wok and set aside.
  9. Pour reserved peanut oil in the small bowl back into the wok.
  10. Toss garlic and drained noodles in wok until they are coated with oil.
  11. Stir in vegetable broth, lime juice, soy sauce, and sugar. Toss and gently push noodles around the pan to coat with sauce.
  12. Gently mix in tofu, scrambled egg, salt, chili flakes, and 3 tablespoons peanuts; toss to mix all ingredients.
  13. Mix in bean sprouts and green onions, reserving about 1 tablespoon of each for garnish. Cook and stir until bean sprouts have softened slightly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  14. Arrange noodles on a warm serving platter and garnish with 3 tablespoons peanuts and reserved bean sprouts and green onions. Place lime wedges around the edges of the platter.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

it wasn't really quick to make, but it was delicious as written. didn't change a thing.

Most helpful critical review

I hate to say it, but I found this recipe to be rather tasteless. After making it as written, I ended up adding 1-2 Tablespoons of peanut butter and 3 extra Tablespoons of sugar. Maybe that's no...

it wasn't really quick to make, but it was delicious as written. didn't change a thing.

I found the flavor to be very good. I made some minor tweaks mostly because my wife cannot eat garlic, so I increase the scallions and added chicken with the tofu. My problem has been getting ...

Absolutely incredible! Only change, I omitted the bean sprouts. I will definately will make over & over again!

I hate to say it, but I found this recipe to be rather tasteless. After making it as written, I ended up adding 1-2 Tablespoons of peanut butter and 3 extra Tablespoons of sugar. Maybe that's no...

Amazing!!! Made this 2 times this week. Fresh and light. Second time I made 2 batches one with tofu and one with chicken. Both were great!!!

I used shrimp and added red pepper flakes at that time to get a gentle "heating up" of the spice level. This recipe needs cilantro added to the ingredient list, to be stirred in at the last min...

Not too bad although I would recommend adding some fish sauce instead of salt.

I loved this recipe! My whole family did, actually. I added more peanuts & omitted the bean sprouts & the chili flakes. I also added more noodles and more broth. I used vegetable oil instead of ...

Quite enjoyable and not too sweet, hubby enjoyed much more that some others that I've tried.