to Make an Easy Pad Thai Recipe

How to Make an Easy Pad Thai Recipe

This easy Pad Thai recipe is a healthy alternative to takeout Thai food. Learn how to make Pad Thai healthier at home with less sodium and calories. This healthy shrimp Pad Thai recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients for the Pad Thai sauce and rice Pad Thai noodles.

With a few healthy cooking tricks and a smaller portion size, you'll cut more than 480 calories and 13 grams of fat compared with a typical serving of takeout Pad Thai. Start by cooking 6 ounces dried rice noodles in boiling water until al dente, 6 to 8 minutes. In a wok, get 1 tablespoon peanut oil very hot and stir-fry 3 cloves minced garlic until golden. Now add 2 beaten eggs and scramble for about 30 seconds. Add 1 more tablespoon oil and 8 ounces small shrimp. Stir-fry until the sides of the shrimp curl and turn pink. Now add the noodles to the wok along with 4 cups mung bean sprouts, 1/2 cup sliced scallion greens, 1/4 cup rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons fish sauce, 2 tablespoons brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Keep tossing the contents of the wok until the shrimp are cooked through and the noodles are heated. If you like, sprinkle with chopped dry-roasted peanuts, and it's ready to serve, with some lime wedges for extra flavor. Find this recipe and more healthy recipes on
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