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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!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: pad thai
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 443kcal
Author: TipBuzz

Ingredients

Pad Thai

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

Toppings

  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1 lime cut into 6 wedges
  • red pepper flakes optional

Instructions

  • Prepare rice noodles according to the instructions on the package. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick wok or skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and sauté until slightly brown.
  • Add bell pepper, carrots and garlic and sauté for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the noodles, brown sugar, rice vinegar, fish sauce and green onions, sautéeing for one more minute. (Optional: Add red pepper flakes)
  • Push the chicken mixture the edge of the pan and add the beaten eggs into the center. Scramble with the spoon until the eggs have cooked through.
  • Add in bean sprouts and sauté for another minute, tossing everything together.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.  
  • Arrange in meal prep containers, topping each with crushed peanuts, cilantro and a wedge of lime. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

Add the toppings to the container on the day of consumption for maximum flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 664mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 4313IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg