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Easy {30 Minute} Shrimp Pad Thai

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A perfectly authentic version of a favorite Thai dish – super easy and super delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 9-12 ounces rice noodles
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions or green onions
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1/3 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 5 ounces fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Instructions

  • Cook noodles according to package instructions. While the noodles are cooking, whisk together all ingredients for the sauce and set aside. 
  • Add oil and garlic to a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook until fragrant, 5-7 minutes. Add shrimp and allow to cook through. Add noodles and bean sprouts and stir to combine. Cook until sprouts are tender and translucent. 
  • Pour sauce over noodle mixture and coat evenly. Move noodles to one side of the pain and crack eggs onto the empty side of the pan. Use a spatula to break up the eggs and stir into the noodles until cooked thoroughly. Remove from heat. 
  • Top with cilantro and peanuts with lime wedges on the side. Serve hot. 
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