How To Make Healthy Pad Thai

Healthy pad thai is light yet still substantial, and bursting with flavor. Packed with veggies and ready in15 minutes, it's perfect for a busy weeknight when you want a nutritious meal but don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. 

Ingredients Needed

– Rice noodles – Extra-virgin olive oil – Fish sauce  – Fresh ginger & garlic – Fresh lime juice – Sesame oil – Honey – Rice vinegar – Red pepper flakes (optional) – Green cabbage – Mung bean sprouts – Eggs – Roasted peanuts – Fresh cilantro

Recipe Instructions

Cook noodles one minute less than suggested cooking time on package. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.

Recipe Instructions

In a small bowl, whisk together the fish  sauce, ginger, lime juice, sesame oil, salt, pepper, honey and vinegar,  and red pepper flakes (if using), and set aside.

Recipe Instructions

Put remaining 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; when oil shimmers, add garlic and cook  for about a minute. Add eggs to pan; once they begin to set, scramble them until just done.

Recipe Instructions

Add cabbage and bean sprouts and continue to cook until cabbage begins to wilt, around 3-5 minutes.

Recipe Instructions

Add drained noodles to pan along with  sauce. Toss everything together to coat with sauce and combine well. When noodles are warmed through, serve immediately. Garnish with peanuts  and cilantro.

Top Tips

* Cook noodles al dente. To be safe, cook your noodles 1 minute less than the suggested cooking time on package. We don't want overcooked noodles! * Rinse noodles under cold water. This stops the cooking and prevents the noodles from sticking together.


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