Pad Thai!

One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai – the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick snack or a killer stand alone meal.

Here is a great recipe we learned so you can make it in true Thai style!

  • 100g rice noodles
  • 50g chicken breast cut into chunks
  • 50g tofu cut into cubes
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 50g bean sprouts
  • 20g shredded carrot
  • 2 tbsp. of cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. of dried shrimp
  • 1/2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. chili powder


  1. Mix the sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, oyster sauce and chili powder in a bowl and keep as seasoning sauce.
  2. Add cooking oil to a Wok on medium heat and put in the sliced garlic and the shrimp. Then add the Chicken and the Tofu until it is cooked through.
  3. Crack the egg into the Wok and scramble it.
  4. Add the rice noodles in along with the seasoning sauce and water.
  5. Finally add the remaining ingredients, stir for a few seconds and it is almost ready to serve.
  6. Garnish with crushed peanuts and lime juice – serve and enjoy!
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