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Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai (25 min. Recipe)

Chicken Pad Thai. A delicious, savoury, sweet and sour stir-fried noodle dish that will keep you coming back for more! Made in less than 25 minutes. Perfect for dinner or lunch!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine thai
Servings 2
Calories 1857 kcal


  • 240 grams dried thin flat rice noodles soaked in warm water until loosened
  • 1 cup garlic chives chopped into 1 inch length
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 2 cups fried tofu balls sliced in half
  • 1 small carrot sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • ¼ cup reserved noodle water
  • Garnish: ½ lime


Tamarind Concentrate for Sauce

  • 4 tsp tamarind paste
  • ½ cup hot boiling water


  • Soak your noodles in warm water for 5 minutes until loosened. Strain but reserve ¼ cup of noodle water for cooking.
  • In a bowl, mix tamarind paste with hot boiling water. Strain out and discard the solid bits of the paste, keeping the liquid.
    tamarind paste with water
  • Then add in the other sauce ingredients with your tamarind liquid. Mix until sugar is dissolved.
  • In a hot wok or pan set over high heat, add avocado oil followed by chicken. Fry on both sides until mostly cooked.
  • Then add in minced garlic, fried tofu balls, carrots, bean sprouts, and garlic chives and stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Push to one side.
  • Pour in whisked eggs. Fry until cooked and break it into bite size pieces. Push everything to the side again.
  • Add in softened noodles, followed by noodle sauce, reserved noodle water and mix all the ingredients together. Serve with fresh bean sprouts and lime. Enjoy!


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Suggested Equipment & Products

Non-stick wok
Measuring Set
Large Pot 5 Qt
Keyword asian noodles, chicken pad thai, pad thai, thai food
Calories: 1857kcal | Carbohydrates: 298g | Protein: 83g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 274mg | Sodium: 3222mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 4536IU | Vitamin C: 60mg | Calcium: 533mg | Iron: 16mg