Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai

Serves

2

Prep

15 minutes

Cook

15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g Our Cow Chicken Breast
  • Rice noodles
  • 1 large shallot, finely diced
  • 4 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger (optional)
  • 2 eggs, whisked with a fork with a generous 3-finger pinch salt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil, wok oil or coconut oil
  • 1 lime

Pad Thai Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

Garnish:

  • Lime wedges,
  • Fresh bean sprouts
  • Chili flakes
  • Chopped scallions
  • Roasted peanuts.

Method

Step 1
Cook the noodles (follow instructions on the packet).

Step 2
Chop shallot, garlic and ginger and set aside.

Step 3
Whisk the two eggs in a bowl with a fork and add a generous, 3-finger pinch of salt. Set aside.

Step 4
Make the Pad Thai Sauce Whisk fish sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar and soy sauce. Set aside.

Step 5
Slice chicken into very thin strips and season with salt and pepper. Sear in a wok with hot oil until cooked through over medium-high heat. Set aside.

Step 6
Gather your chopped shallots, whisked eggs, cooked noodles, chicken and Pad Thai sauce. Heat 2 tablespoons peanut oil in the wok over medium heat, add shallot-garlic-ginger and stir, cooking just a few minutes until golden and fragrant.

Step 7
Make a well in the center of the wok, scooting the shallot mixture to the side of the pan, add the whisked eggs. With a metal spatula, scramble them and break them apart into little bits, letting them brown just a little, and incorporate them into the shallots continuing to break them into small bits.

Step 8
Add the drained noodles and toss with the egg mixture, stirring, flipping, frying constantly for 3-4 minutes until noodles become soft. Add the Pad Thai Sauce and cook 1 minute.

Step 9
Add the cooked chicken, tofu or shrimp and turn and toss the noodles for a few more minutes. Cook until the noodles are soft

Step 10
Toss in the bean sprouts and roasted peanuts and sprinkle with chili flakes and scallions. Squeeze with a little lime juice.

 

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