Pad Thai with Shrimp Recipe

Pad Thai with Shrimp Recipe

Pad Thai with Shrimp


Preparation and cooking time
20 min / 4 persons


    300g/10.5 oz peeled and cleaned shrimp
    50g/1.7 oz unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
    1 tablespoon peanut oil
    1 clove of garlic, minced
    5 spring onions, sliced diagonally
    60ml/2 fl oz sweet chilli sauce
    400g/14.1 oz rice noodles, soaked for 2 minutes in warm water
    2 heads pak choi, finely sliced
    100g/3.5 fl oz bean sprouts
    1 lime
    2 tablespoons fish sauce (to taste, fish sauce is a salt substitute)
    1 bunch fresh coriander


Chop the peanuts and fry them for 1 minute in a preheated wok until lightly toasted. Set aside. In the same wok, heat 1 tablespoon of peanut oil over medium heat. Stir-fry the garlic and spring onions for 1 to 2 minutes until soft.Stir in the sweet chilli sauce and a dash of water and add the soaked noodles. Stir-fry for another 3 minutes or so.Then add the finely sliced pak choi and the raw shrimp and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes. Season with chopped coriander (reserve a few leaves to garnish), the lime juice and 2 tablespoons of fish sauce. Garnish with the toasted peanuts and a few coriander leaves.

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