Feeling Pad Thai-Yay!

09 Oct 2017

Feeling like cooking something fresh and delicious this weekend? Then look no further than Thai classic Pad Thai! Box Hill Central has a huge array of fresh grocers and supermarkets that will get your creative juices flowing whether you’re cooking lunch or dinner. Prepare to be inspired and delight your taste buds!

  • 250g packet rice stick noodles
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
  • 500g green prawns, peeled, deveined
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 2 small red chillies, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, tails removed
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, finely chopped, optional
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • lime wedges, to serve

Step 1
Place noodles into a heat-proof bowl. Cover with hot water. Stand until tender. Drain. Rinse under cold water.

Step 2
Combine lime juice, fish sauce and sugar in a jug. Whisk with a fork to combine.

Step 3
Heat a wok over high heat. Add oil. Swirl to coat. Add chicken. Stir-fry for 2 minutes until golden. Add prawns, onions and chillies. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until prawns turn pink. Add noodles. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.

Step 4
Add lime juice mixture to wok. Toss to combine. Slowly pour eggs over noodles. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sprouts. Toss well.

Step 5
Spoon pad Thai onto plates. Sprinkle with peanuts and coriander leaves. Serve with lime wedges.

 *Courtesy of taste.com