Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Chicken Pad Thai

Are you a Thai food fan? If so, you absolutely have to try this. As good as the one from Thai restaurants!

8 ounces package dried rice noodles
1/4 cup salted peanuts, finely chopped
3 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp packed brown sugar
4 tsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp Asian chili sauce
1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size strips
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup fresh bean sprouts
1/3 cup sliced green onions
2 tbsp snipped fresh cilantro

    Place noodles in a large bowl. Add enough hot tap water to cover, Let stand for 15 minutes, drain well.
    In a bowl combine fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, rice vinegar, chili sauce, stir until smooth.
    In a large nonstick skillet cook chicken and garlic in 1 tbsp oil until chicken is tender. Transfer chicken to a bowl.
    In the same skillet heat remaining oil, add drained noodles, sprouts and green onions, stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add fish sauce mixture and chicken, cook until heated through. Serve immediately, sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Garnish with cilantro.

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