Pad Thai (Fried Noodles With Shrimp)

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

I love Thai food and Pad Thai is one of my favorite dishes. It is easy to make and very tasty. Anytime I run across a recipe for Pad Thai I add it to my cookbook in search of the perfect recipe. This is a pretty good contender.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 12 lbs large raw shrimp, uncooked
  • 1 (8 ounce) package Thai rice noodles
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons asian chili-garlic sauce
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 -3 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 14 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • lime wedge

Directions

  1. Peel and devein shrimp, set aside.
  2. Cook noodles in boiling water 3 to 4 minutes; drain.
  3. Saute minced garlic cloves in hot vegetable oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat for about 2 inutes.
  4. Add shrimp and cook for another 2 minutes or just until shrimp turns pink.
  5. Add beaten egg to shrimp mixture in skillet.
  6. Cook shrimp mixture over medium heat, without stirring, until egg begins to set.
  7. Stir until cooked, breaking up egg.
  8. Add sugar, fish sauce, and garlic-chili sauce, stirring until blended.
  9. Add noodles and cook 1 minute or until thoroughy heated.
  10. Sprinkle with the onions, peanuts and cilantro.
  11. Serve with lime wedges for each diner to squeeze lime juice over top.