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tofu egg pad thai

Tofu Egg Pad Thai (30-min. Recipe)

christieathome
Tofu Egg Pad Thai. A delicious, savoury, sweet and sour noodle dish that will keep you coming back for more! Made in less than 30 minutes. Perfect for dinner or lunch!
5 from 9 votes
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine thai
Servings 2
Calories 1417 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 240 grams flat vermicelli rice noodles soaked in warm water until loosened
  • 2 cups bean sprouts washed
  • 1.5 cups tofu cubed
  • 1 orange bell pepper sliced into matchsticks
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • Crushed peanuts optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup Reserved noodle water

Noodle Sauce:

  • 4 tbsp cane sugar
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 4 tsp tamarind paste
  • ½ cup hot boiling water

Instructions
 

  • Soak rice noodles in warm water for 5-7 minutes until softer and loosened. Strain but reserve ¼ cup of the noodle water for later
  • In a small bowl, mix tamarind paste with hot boiling water to create tamarind concentrate. Stir and mix until the paste is broken down and the liquid becomes brown. Then strain out & discard the solid bits.
    tamarind paste with water
  • To the same bowl of your tamarind concentrate add remaining sauce ingredients. Mix until sugar has dissolved. Set aside.
  • In a hot wok or non-stick skillet, add avocado oil and diced tofu. Then add in garlic. Brown all sides of tofu cubes.
  • Toss in bell peppers and bean sprouts. Cook until soft. Move everything to the side.
  • Pour in egg mixture. Fry until eggs are cooked and break them into bite size pieces. Move this aside.
  • Add in noodles with noodle sauce. Mix everything until well combined. Cook until noodles are soft and chewy.
  • Serve with lime juice and crushed peanuts.
    pad thai

Suggest Equipment & Products

Wok
Non stick wok
Measuring Set
Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
Steel Colander
Mixing bowl
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Nutrition
Calories: 1417kcal | Carbohydrates: 260g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 3121mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 2135IU | Vitamin C: 124mg | Calcium: 414mg | Iron: 13mg