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Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

Ben
Established Contributor

Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

This is one of my Outdoor Kitchen favourites!  I'd love to hear if you try it out, and what you think.

 

Ingredients

Servings are per person. Adjust to preference.

  • 60 grams pad thai noodles (medium thickness)
  • Generous handful of bean shoots
  • 2 sticks spring onions sliced finely
  • 10 large prawns or equivalent weight in sliced chicken or pork
  • 1 egg
  • Chopped coriander
  • Sesame oil
  • Fish sauce
  • Pad thai paste
  • Lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons crushed peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds

 

Preparation

Prepare all ingredients in bowls before you start cooking! Soak Noodles in hot water 10 minutes before cooking. Rinse and allow to drain. Prep is key for this dish to ensure guests aren't kept waiting when you start serving one at a time.

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Power tip:

BBQ Wipes are a great way to keep your wok clean in between sizzle rounds!

 

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1. Put 2 tablespoons of oil in wok. Add egg and chop into fine pieces. Store in bowl and cover. Wipe wok.

 

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2. Put 1 tablespoon of oil in wok. Cook meat and store in bowl, and cover. Wipe wok.

 

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You are ready to put everything together now.

 

3. Put 3 tablespoons of oil in wok and get really, really hot.  Drop in bean shoots and spring onions and stir rapidly.

 

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4. Put pad thai sauce in and stir.

 

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5. Put egg and meat in and stir.

 

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6. Put noodles, sesame oil and fish sauce in and stir.

 

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7. Place into bowl, and squirt a small amount of lime juice over, sprinkle with peanuts and sesame seeds. Finish off with a large sprinkle of coriander. 

 

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8. Enjoy!

 

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Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

I'm really hungry now. Many thanks for sharing @Ben. I love Pad Thai and often cook it, although its never as good as the one I cooked in Thailand when at a Thai cooking school. Unfortunately it isn't always easy getting the same fresh ingredients here in Australia. Have you ever tried making the paste from scratch?

 

Jason

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Kim
Established Contributor

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

That's a great idea. I love Pad Thai and will give Ben's recipe a go. Think I'll try the sauce from the supermarket first... then try making my own sauce!

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

Hi @Ben,

 

I found my recipe card from the cooking school. Have a go at making the sauce! You should be able to find tamarind at good Asian grocers.

 

Jason

 

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Dan
Junior Contributor

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

Ben this looks delicious, it's making me hungry!

Suja
Budding Contributor

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

Hi @Ben, That looks mouth watering! I think we may be having Pad Thai for dinner tonight!

Cheers,
Suja
Suja
Budding Contributor

Re: Ben's Special Pad Thai Recipe

 

Thank you @Jason for the sauce recipe. I've always just used the various Valcom pastes for most Thai dishes I make.

Cheers,
Suja

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