Recipes / Category: Entrées

Feeling High Pad Thai

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces pad thai noodles
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 Serrano or Fresno chili, sliced thin
  • ½ cup Magical Olive Oil, divided
  • 1 cup shallots, sliced thin  
  • 2 tablespoons garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pounds large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 scallions, sliced thin

 

Garnish

  • Roasted peanuts
  • Chopped
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
How To
  1. Put the noodles in a large bowl and cover with very hot water. Let soak for about 5 minutes, or until they just soften.
  2. Drain the noodles thoroughly, and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together ¼ cup soy sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar, chilies, lime juice and zest.
  4. In a large nonstick pan on medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons of oil and heat for 90 seconds.
  5. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally,
  6. Add the shrimp and cook 2 minutes per side.
  7. Toss the pad thai noodles in, and cook for about 2 minutes to heat them through.
  8. Push the noodles to one side of the pan and place the shrimp on top.
  9. In the empty part of the pan add the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, add the eggs, scramble and cook for 1 minute.
  10. Add the scallions and toss everything together, add the sauce mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes, making sure the noodles are evenly coated.
  11. Plate, and top with peanuts, cilantro and and serve with lime wedges.
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