Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Discovering Thailand.... part 3 Chiang Mai- Pad Thai Recipe

I was able to get a recipe for the famous Thai Noodle that is very popular in Thailand... It is called PAD THAI or Thai Stir Fried Noodles. It is easy to prepare and the cooking time is less than 30 minutes...


100 grams thin rice noodles
3 tbsps cooking oil
I tsp chopped red shallots
20 grams minced pork
1 tbsp dried shrimp  ( rinsed and dried )
10 grams firm bean curd ( diced )
3 tsp chopped salted chinese radish
1 tbsp tamarind juice ( you can use lime juice )
50 grams chinese chives ( cut into 1 inch strips )
2 tbsp crushed roasted peanuts
1 tsp roasted chili powder ( optional )
1 lime wedge
2 tbsp sugar
1 egg ( whole )
1/4 cup bean sprouts
1 tbsp Thai fish sauce ( patis )

Soak noodles in water for 5 minutes until soft and drain. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat and stir fry shallots and roasted chili powder until fragrant and color changes.

Add pork, stir until cooked then add bean curd, dried shrimp and salted chinese radish.

Push the mixture to the back side of the wok.

Add noodles and toss them well then add the sugar , fish sauce and tamarind mixture, stir well.

Break in egg  and stir until done.

Add chinese chives and bean sprouts... Stir for 30 seconds and add peanuts and serve.

HAPPY EATING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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