Inspo - One-pot Pad Thai

There's nothing better than a hearty bowl of Pad Thai. Well, maybe having it a day or two after making it! This famous Thai dish is an easy addition to any weekly meal pack. Pro tip: Make one big batch, then cook up several different proteins so you've got a different Pad Thai to enjoy each day!

Ingredients

for 4 serving

  • 8 oz pad thai noodle, or noodles of your choice (250 g)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 chicken breast, diced
  • ¼ cup shallot (25 g)
  • ¾ cup pad thai sauce, we used 2 tablespoons each of fish sauce, rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, and sriracha (175 mL)
  • 1 cup bean sprout (100 g)
  • ½ cup peanuts, crushed, plus more for garnish (65 g)
  • ¼ cup green onion, plus more for garnish (25 g)
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish (10 g)

Preparation

  1. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions.

  2. Toss with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and set aside.

  3. Add ½ teaspoon of sesame oil to a pot with the lightly beaten eggs. When the eggs are finished cooking, set aside.

  4. Pour the remaining ½ tablespoon of sesame oil into the pot and add the diced chicken breast. Cook until no longer pink in the middle, then set aside.

  5. Add the shallots to the pot and cook until lightly browned and fragrant. Then, add the noodles, eggs, and chicken back into the pot.

  6. Pour in the pad Thai sauce and toss to coat.

  7. Top with the bean sprouts, crushed peanuts, green onions, and cilantro, and stir until well blended.

  8. Dish up and garnish with extra peanuts, green onions, and cilantro.

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