Save time and money when meal prep this authentic and delicious Chicken Pad Thai. In less than 30 minutes, you can cook dinner or lunch for the entire week! It’s so much better than take outs. Make ahead recipe. Video recipe. | Tipbuzz.com

This Chicken Pad Thai Meal Prep is the best way to enjoy delicious pad thai on-the-go for work or school lunches. It’s healthier, less expensive than restaurant food, and it’s a time-saver too!

Save time and money when meal prep this authentic and delicious Chicken Pad Thai for the entire week! It’s so much better than take outs. Make ahead recipe. Video recipe.

Whether you’re going to work or school, meal prep allows you to have a healthy homemade meal on-the-go while avoiding fast food. It’s a healthier and less expensive way to eat, allowing you to stick to your diet and saving time during the week when schedules often get hectic.

You can prepare an entire week’s worth of meals in advance with our popular Chicken Pad Thai recipe as the foundation. Try it once and fall in love with it like we have!

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We used rectangular 28 oz meal prep containers, which you can find here. However, any similar containers will work just fine too.

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Chicken Pad Thai Meal Prep - an easy way to enjoy pad thai flavors on-the-go
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Chicken Pad Thai Meal Prep (with Video)

This Chicken Pad Thai Meal Prep is the best way to enjoy delicious pad thai on-the-go for work or school lunches. It's healthier, less expensive than restaurant food, and it's a time-saver too!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 441 kcal
Author TipBuzz

Ingredients

Pad Thai

  • 10 oz Thai rice noodles
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 green onions chopped (divided)
  • 2 carrots sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1 1/2 cups bean sprouts

Toppings

  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
  • 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped
  • red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped

Instructions

  1. Prepare rice noodles according to the instructions on the package. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and saute until slightly brown.
  3. Add bell pepper and carrots and saute for 2 more minutes. Then add noodles, brown sugar, rice vinegar and fish sauce.
  4. Add garlic, green onions and bean sprouts and saute 1 more minute. (Optional: Add red flakes)
  5. Push the chicken mixture the edge of the pan and add eggs into the center. Cook and scramble until eggs have cooked through.
  6. Add in bean sprouts, and toss everything together and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat. Squeeze squeeze fresh lime to taste along with peanuts, cilantro, more green onions. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pad Thai Meal Prep (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 1174mg 49%
Potassium 618mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 13g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 87.1%
Vitamin C 55.2%
Calcium 7%
Iron 11.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Editor note: Published Dec. 21, 2017 and updated June 16, 2018


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