This Pad Thai is a favorite Thai noodle dish that’s sweet and nutty, balanced with salty and spicy accents. Chicken Pad Thai is the perfect meal for a week day dinner that comes together in less than 20 minutes.
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Easy Chicken Pad Thai (Video recipe)

This Pad Thai is a favorite Thai noodle dish that’s sweet and nutty, balanced with salty and spicy accents. Chicken Pad Thai is the perfect meal for a weekday dinner that comes together in less than 20 minutes.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: chicken pad thai
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

Pad Thai

  • 10 oz Thai rice noodles
  • 1 lb chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 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

  • Fill a large bowl or saucepan with hot water. Add the noodles to soak, and reserve.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and saute until slightly brown.
  • Add bell pepper and carrots and saute for 2 more minutes. Then add noodles, brown sugar, rice vinegar and fish sauce.
  • Add garlic, green onions and bean sprouts and saute 1 more minute. (Optional: Add red flakes)
  • Push the chicken mixture the edge of the pan and add eggs into the center. Cook and scramble until eggs have cooked through.
  • Add in bean sprouts, and toss everything together and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Squeeze fresh lime to taste along with peanuts, cilantro, more green onions. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 1174mg | Potassium: 618mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4355IU | Vitamin C: 45.5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.1mg