Try Homemade Pad Thai for Dinner!

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Pad thai is a yummy different kind of dinner you should try!

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of fish sauce 
  • 1  tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 5  tablespoons of light brown sugar
  • 2  tablespoons of rice vinegar 
  • 1  tablespoon of sriracha 
  • 2  tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 8 oz of flat rice noodles
  • 3  tablespoons of oil 
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 8 oz of tofu or the protein of your choice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of bean sprouts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 scallions
  • 1/2 cup of peanuts
  • 2 limes

Recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the fish sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sriracha, and peanut butter together.Β 
  2. Check the rice noodle package and cook according to the directions. Drain and rinse in cold water after.Β 
  3. Thinly slice the bell pepper and saute it in a skillet with some oil along with the garlic and whatever protein you are using.Β 
  4. Once the protein has cooked, move it over in the pan so there is room for the eggs.
  5. Beat the eggs, add more oil to the skillet, and scramble them.Β 
  6. Mix them with the protein once it’s cooked, and then add in the noodles, some of the peanuts, sauce, and bean sprouts.
  7. Cook for a few minutes so everything gets coated in the sauce, then serve with more peanuts on top along with the sliced scallions, and a lot of lime juice!