RECIPE – Pad Thai!

After scouring through lots of PAD THAI recipes, I finally found out the perfect mix to make this super delicious PAD THAI! Here is all my hard work…

It is quick, easy and very healthy!

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Photograph by A&A

INGREDIENTS

Pad Thai Noodles (Real Thai) – 1 pack

Bean sprouts – 3/4 cup

Red/yellow bell pepper – 1/2 of each (cut in juliennes)

Garlic – 4 -6 cloves

Red Onion – 1 medium

Green onion – 2 sprigs

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Peanuts – 1/2 cup

Honey – 1 tbsp

Tamarind paste – 1  1/2 tbsp

Soya sauce – 2tbsp

Chilli flakes – to taste

Salt – to taste

METHOD

  1. Boil the Pad Thai noodles. Strain and wash with cold water so they don’t stick. Keep aside.
  2. In a non stick pan, heat oil. Add garlic and onions and saute for 2 mins.
  3. Then add the bean sprouts and red and yellow bell peppers and saute some more till the peppers are tender.
  4. Add crushed peanuts generously (leaving some aside for garnishing).
  5. Add the soya sauce, honey, lemon juice, tamarind paste, salt and chilli flakes and mix well.
  6. Toss in the boiled Pad Thai noodles and mix well with all the ingredients in the pan.
  7. Add the chopped green onion in to the pad thai and give it a nice stir using a fork and a spatula.
  8. Remove from heat and serve hot garnished with peanuts, a coriander leaf and some more chilli flakes.

TRY THESE HEALTHY OPTIONS:

  1. Add tofu and make it a super healthy dish high in protein.
  2. Add more vegetable such as broccoli, cabbage etc. and give a health boost to this dish of essential vitamins and minerals.

ENJOY!

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