Thursday, December 29, 2011

Chicken and Shrimp Pad Thai

We love Pad Thai!!! It is a must when we go to any Thai restaurant so I had to try my hand at it at home . . . and it was awesome and easy breeezy to make!
Chicken and Shrimp Pad Thai
Recipe by: Emily

1/2 lb Chicken Tenders, thinly sliced
1/3 lb Shrimp, chopped
8 oz Thick Rice Noodles
3 Eggs, beaten
2 tsp Canola Oil
1 tsp Sesame oil
1 Tbsp Garlic, chopped
1 tsp garlic Chili Paste, add more if you like it spicy
4 Green Onions, chopped
3 Tbsp Fish Sauce
3 Tbsp Lime Juice
3 tsp Brown Sugar
2 cups Bean Sprouts
1/4 cup Peanuts, chopped
1/3 cup Cilantro, chopped

1. Soak the noodles in hot water for 20 minutes, until soft. Drain and set aside.

2. Mix the fish sauce, lime juice, and brown sugar together in a bowl and set aside.

3. Heat a wok over medium high heat, add canola oil, sesame oil, garlic, chili paste and green onions. Cook for 1 minute then add the chicken. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Add the chopped shrimp and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Add the bean sprouts and noodles and toss well with the shrimp and chicken.

4.Clear a well in the middle of the noodles and pour the eggs in. Scramble the eggs in the well and then break up and mix with the noodle mixture. Add the fish sauce/ lime juice mixture to the noodles and toss to coat. Cook for 1-2 more minutes then sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts. Enjoy!


Jersey Girl Cooks said...

I love pad thai too! It looks so yummy!

teresa said...

i have everything i need to make this! i know what our first dinner for 2012 is going to be!

Anonymous said...

is there a certain brand you prefer for your thai noodles?