Quick & Easy Pad Thai
When culinary cravings strike and you’re seeking an adventure for your taste buds, embrace the irresistible allure of our Quick & Easy Pad Thai recipe. A symphony of flavors and textures await in this iconic Thai dish that’s not just simple to make, but deeply satisfying too.
- 8 oz rice noodles
- 1 cup firm tofu, cubed
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 egg
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 1/2 cup sliced bell peppers
- 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- Lime wedges for serving
- Soak the rice noodles in warm water until pliable, then drain and set aside.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the cubed tofu and cook until golden. Remove from the wok and set aside.
- In the same wok, add another tablespoon of oil. Stir in the minced garlic and sauté until aromatic.
- Push the garlic to the side and crack the egg into the wok. Scramble the egg and let it cook before mixing it with the garlic.
- Add the soaked rice noodles to the wok, followed by bean sprouts, sliced bell peppers, and cooked tofu.
- Pour the prepared Pad Thai sauce over the noodles and toss everything together.
- Once heated through, transfer to serving plates.
- Sprinkle chopped peanuts and cilantro over each serving. Serve with lime wedges for that perfect tangy kick.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
A delightful and quick Pad Thai recipe that combines rice noodles, tofu, and an array of fresh vegetables, all harmonized with a savory-sweet sauce.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories – 450, Carbohydrates – 55g, Protein – 14g, Fat – 20g
Delight in every forkful of this Quick & Easy Pad Thai, where every ingredient plays its part in a culinary masterpiece. The chewy rice noodles embrace the bold flavors of the Pad Thai sauce, while the tofu adds a hearty protein element. The medley of bean sprouts and bell peppers not only contribute a satisfying crunch but also a burst of color that makes this dish a feast for the eyes as much as the palate. Crowned with the satisfying crunch of chopped peanuts and the freshness of cilantro, each bite transports you to the vibrant streets of Thailand.