Protein loaded Pad Thai

Updated: Oct 19

Prep Time: 20 min - Cook Time: 20 min - Total Time: 40 min


Ingredients List:
  • 2 package Shirataki Noodles (Nupasta or Liviva)

  • 3-5 Chicken breasts, cubed OR 1 package Extra Firm Tofu, sliced

  • 4 Eggs, scrambled

  • 2-3 Carrots, half thinly sliced horizontally and half spiralized

  • 3 Zucchini, half thinly sliced horizontally and half spiralized

  • 1-2 Red peppers, thinly sliced horizontally

  • 1 Red Onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 bulk Green Onion, thinly sliced horizontally

  • ⅓ cup Cilantro & Basil, chopped

  • ½ cup Peanuts, crushed

  • 4 Garlic clove, thinly sliced

  • 1 juice of Lime

Pad Thai sauce:

  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil

  • ¼ cup Soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp Rice vinegar

  • 3 tbsp Nut butter

  • 2 tbsp Ginger, crushed

  • ¼ cup Water

  • 1-2 Lime or Lemons




Instructions:
  1. In a small bowl, add sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, nut butter and juice of lime. Mix thoroughly, do not worry if it is chunky!

  2. Add sauce into an unheated pan. Add garlic and chicken breast or tofu into the pan. Turn the stove on medium heat. Add water to smooth out the consistency of the sauce.

  3. Cook protein for 8-10 minutes. Add peppers, carrots (thinly sliced), zucchini (thinly sliced), red onions, green onions and ½ of cilantro. Mix evenly and cook for 4-5 minutes, until vegetables are soft.

  4. Reduce heat and add lime juice and scrambled eggs, cooking for 5 minutes.

  5. Rinse and drain the Shirataki noodles. Add noodles and spiralized carrots & zucchini and remove from heat.

  6. Sprinkle the rest of cilantro, basil and peanuts.







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