Published: November 27, 2006
An easy to make Pad Thai recipe
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20mins
Total time: 1 hour 20 min
Rice Noodles (Soaked In Water For 3 Minutes):
Raw Prawns Shelled And De-Veined:
Spring onion (finely chopped):
Ground roasted peanuts:
Fish sauce (nam pla):
Fry the garlic and shallots in 1 tablespoon of oil over a medium heat until fragrant: add the water, tamarind juice, sugar and fish sauce, and bring to the boil slowly stirring until the sauce thickens slightly, and then set aside in a separate bowl.
Add the remaining oil to the wok and fry the prawns over a medium heat until pink, add the egg and stir well: next add the noodles and stir until tender: next add the sauce,1 tablespoon of ground peanuts, chopped spring onions and bean sprouts and stir for a further minute.
Serve garnished with 1 tablespoon of ground peanuts, 1 tablespoon of chilli flakes and a wedge of lemon.