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Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai
Written by ClareW

Pad Thai is the national dish of Thailand and hell its gorgeous. This is a lovely dish that is so full of flavour and textures, it will become a favourite. The chicken in chilli and garlic creating a blast of flavour throughout the dish. Together with the snap of the fresh beansprouts and the crunch of the roasted peanuts make this dish a true delight.

Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai

A superb national dish of Thailand that is popular worldwide.
4.8 from 78 votes
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Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Chicken, Chillies, Noodles, Nuts, Vegetables
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 876kcal


Dish ingredients

Sauce ingredients


  • Firstly, you need to soak the noodles in warm water for about 20 mins. This will make them al dente. When ready, drain the water from the noodles.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the sauce ingredients of fish sauce, tamarind paste, lime, siracha and sugar and mix thoroughly.
  • Add half the oil to a frying pan or wok over a medium heat.
  • Carefully add the chilli and the garlic to fry for no more than 30 seconds.
  • Add the chicken and cook until golden.
  • Add the spring onions (scallions), chopped coriander (cilantro) stalks and fry for 1 min.
  • Add in the drained noodles together with 50ml of the chicken stock. and the Pad Thai sauce you've already prepared.
  • Continue to stir fry the noodles for a few minutes and then add the sauce you've already prepared.
  • Thoroughly mix everything over a high heat for a few minutes until the noodles are cooked.
  • Stir everything together and cook over a high heat for 3 mins until the noodles are just cooked.
  • Once the sauce has reduced add the beansprouts and mix them into the noodles.
  • Now for the tricky part. Move the contents of the wok to one side and add the remaining oil. Crack the eggs into the oil and stir until scrambled.
  • When scrambled, mix into the other contents.
  • Add half of the peanuts and toss everything together.
  • Serve on two warmed plates with the other half of the peanuts.
  • Serve with slices of lime and soy sauce for the finishing touch.


Sodium: 2014mg | Calcium: 133mg | Vitamin C: 62mg | Vitamin A: 851IU | Sugar: 21g | Fiber: 6g | Potassium: 1546mg | Cholesterol: 331mg | Calories: 876kcal | Saturated Fat: 8g | Fat: 54g | Protein: 68g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Iron: 4mg