Pad thai: easy Thai recipe to enjoy at home

The pad thai is a recipe unmissable because it is the perfect combination of Asian flavors immersed in a very simple preparation to replicate at home.

If there is something that distinguishes Thai food, it is the mixture of fresh vegetables, rich sources of protein and a spicy touch that is ideal to please the palate. Pad thai is one of the flagship dishes of Thailand and thanks to its native ingredients, it has traveled around the world to become one of the most prepared and requested recipes by diners in restaurants.

We want to show you how to make easy lunch recipes at home and also teach you the easiest and fastest way to make a pad thai with all the law to conquer the stomach of all your guests:

Pad thai noodles recipe

It’s your time to bring out the Thai side you didn’t even know you had! Get the ingredients you need ready, put on your apron and follow this simple step-by-step so that in the end you get a dish that will be worthy of the menu of any Michelin-starred restaurant:

Preparation time20 minutesCooking time 12 minutesCategoryMain dishCookingThaiKeywordsSpices, wok, traditional foodFor how many people3PortionMediumCalories147Fat6.98 g


  • rice noodles
  • A protein of your choice (chicken, shrimp or tofu)
  • a chive
  • 1 large carrot
  • two cloves of garlic
  • 1 package of peanuts
  • Chinese roots
  • two eggs
  • Vegetable oil
  • Fish sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Turmeric
  • Lemon
  • Cilantro
  • Salt


Step 1. Cut

Finely chop the peeled garlic, the sliced ​​onions and the peanut as small as possible. Also, cut the carrot into sticks. If you are going to use chicken as protein, cut it into not so big cubes and reserve it.

Step 2. Cook

Put water in a pot to boil and pour the rice noodles there for 2 minutes and allow them to rest in a container with water and ice to stop cooking. Now, put a splash of vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan and once it reaches a certain temperature, add part of the chives, the chopped chicken and season with salt and turmeric. Add the carrot and sauté everything for a couple of minutes. Finally, add to this mixture the noodles, fish sauce (to your taste), soy sauce (to taste) and mix very well so that the flavors are integrated.

Step 3. Serve

Break the eggs and beat them in a bowl as if you were going to make an omelette. Leave a part of the wok where the ingredients are free and allow the tortilla to be made there. Now, add Chinese roots and more soy sauce, stirring everything very well. It will be time to serve the pad thai in individual dishes. Bon Appetite.

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