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Chicken Pad Thai

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 1/4cups
Prep 25 mins Cook 12 mins
Chicken Pad Thai
Ingredients
  • 8  ounces  rice noodles (Vietnamese bahn pho or Thai sen-mee)
  • 1/4  cup  salted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2  teaspoon  grated lime peel
  • 3  tablespoons  fish sauce
  • 2  tablespoons  fresh lime juice
  • 2  tablespoons  packed brown sugar
  • 4 1/2  teaspoons  rice vinegar
  • 1  tablespoon  Asian chile sauce with garlic
  • 3  tablespoons  cooking oil
  • 1  pound  boneless, skinless chicken breast or turkey, cut into bite-sized strips
  • 1  tablespoon  finely chopped garlic
  • 1  egg, lightly beaten
  • 1  cup  fresh bean sprouts
  • 1/3  cup  sliced green onion
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh cilantro
Directions

1. Place noodles in a large bowl. Add enough hot tap water to cover; let stand for 10 to 15 minutes or until pliable but not soft. Drain well in a colander.

2. Meanwhile, for peanut topping, combine peanuts and lime peel; set aside.

3. In a small bowl combine fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and chile sauce; stir until smooth. Set aside.

4. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir for 6 minutes until chicken is tender and no pink remains. Transfer to a bowl.

5. Add egg to the hot skillet and cook for 30 seconds. Turn egg with spatula and cook for 30 to 60 seconds more, just until set. Remove and chop egg; set aside.

6. In same skillet heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over high heat for 30 seconds. Add drained noodles and sprouts; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add fish sauce mixture and chicken; cook 1 to 2 minutes more until heated through. Divide noodle mixture among four plates. Sprinkle each serving with egg and peanut topping. Garnish with green onion and cilantro. Makes 4 servings.

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Nutrition Facts (Chicken Pad Thai)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 565,
  • Fat, total (g) 19,
  • chol. (mg) 119,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 63,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 6,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 9,
  • pro. (g) 34,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 10,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 11,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 44,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 945,
  • Potassium (mg) 443,
  • calcium (mg) 101,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Starch () 3,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Very Lean Meat () 4,
  • Fat () 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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