Melody's Famous Pad Thai

Melody's Famous Pad Thai

Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp and fresh vegetables

PreparationCookingReady inYield
30 minutes30 minutesOne hourTwo servings


Vegetable oil1 tbsp
Fish sauce3 tbsp
Soy sauce1 tbsp
Peanut butter1 tbsp
Eggs2 units
Rice noodles8 oz
Peanuts, crushed0.25 cu
Shrimp0.75 lb
Lime juice2 tbsp
Garlic4 clvs
Green onion1 cu
Lime0.5 units
Ginger, fresh1 tbsp
Brown sugar3 tbsp
Red pepper flakes1 tsp
Cilantro, fresh0.5 cu


  1. Boil water and add noodles, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook to al dente, drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Beat eggs in small bowl with a pinch of salt and set aside.
  4. In another bowl, mix fish sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, peanut butter, sugar, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Heat oil in pan.
  6. Add ginger, garlic, shrimp, salt, and diced white portions of green onions.
  7. Scrape shrimp mix to side of pan, add beaten eggs, and fry for one minute.
  8. Add four tablespoons oil to pan, add noodles and fish sauce mixture.
  9. Toss together with green onions cut in 1-2 inch pieces.
  10. Serve topped with cilantro, crushed peanuts, and lime wedges.
  11. Enjoy!

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Nicholas Vincent-Hill

Nicholas Vincent-Hill

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