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Chicken Pad Thai

This recipe comes from my aunt, and luckily I was blessed with some amazing cooks in my family. I made this dish for my neighbor a few months ago, and I have to admit it was my first time having Pad Thai! My husband and I have fallen in love with it, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

CHICKEN PAD THAI


Yield: Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 6 Tbs low sodium soy sauce
  • 6 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 3 squirts of Sriracha sauce
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar

Noodles

  • 8 oz brown rice noodles
  • 1 1/2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 green onions
  • 4 eggs whisked
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup salted peanuts

Instructions 

  1. Slice green onions, green part slice in 1/4 inch slices,white part thinly sliced. Save the larger green slices for later.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a small sauce pan. Add the thinly sliced green onion and minced garlic and saute for a few seconds. Then add the beaten eggs. Scramble egg mixture and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Slice 1 or 2 chicken breasts in half, salt and pepper chicken and saute for 3 minutes each side and set to the side on a plate.
  4. Boil water according to package of rice noodles in a large pot. Once water is boiling add rice noodles and cover the pot. Remove from heat and wait 8-10 minutes.
  5. While waiting for the noodles; combine soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar and sriracha and stir well.
  6. Slice the cooked chicken.
  7. Drain noodles and add the eggs, chicken, green onions and sauce. Stir and place on medium low heat until sauce thickens. Top with peanuts and cilantro and lime wedges. Enjoy!
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