This recipe is a perfect example of Thai cooking for beginners. Once mastered, you'll forget stopping for take-out and make this easy stir-fry a weeknight staple.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Cover noodles with boiling water and let stand for 5 minutes; drain well and reserve.

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  • Heat half the oil in a wok or deep skillet set over high heat. Crumble in chicken and add hot sauce; stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned. Reserve on a platter.

  • Add remaining oil and peppers to pan; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add shrimp and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, ginger, broth, ketchup, lime juice, sugar and fish sauce. Bring to a boil. Add noodles and reserved meat; toss mixture to combine. Heat through.

  • Add sprouts and toss gently. Sprinkle with onions, coriander and peanuts.

Twists:

Twist 1: For a pork variation, try ground pork instead of ground chicken.

Twist 2: For a meatless version, substitute chopped, firm tofu for the chicken and a chopped 3-egg omelet for the shrimp.

Twist 3: Simplify this recipe by omitting hot pepper sauce and replacing ketchup with Heinz Hot & Spicy Ketchup.

Nutrition Facts

553 calories; 18.2 g total fat; 104 mg cholesterol; 1298 mg sodium. 70.2 g carbohydrates; 30.3 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (18)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2011
I eat pad thai at least once a week so thought I should finally try making it at home - it turned out really well! Would definitely make again. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
10/20/2011
Definitely not authentic with the ketchup added. The mixture of ketchup and lime didn't work too well -- doesn't even taste like pad thai. I will have to look for another pad thai recipe to try. Read More
(8)
29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2011
I eat pad thai at least once a week so thought I should finally try making it at home - it turned out really well! Would definitely make again. Read More
(22)
Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2011
I eat pad thai at least once a week so thought I should finally try making it at home - it turned out really well! Would definitely make again. Read More
(22)
Rating: 4 stars
06/30/2011
This was quite alright husband liked it a lot I found it a bit too ketchupy but I guess being a Heinz recipe that's the idea. I cut back on the sugar it would have been too sweet for my taste. My advice is not to skip on the fish sauce and use coriander leaves instead of parsley. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/10/2011
This was terrific! Not exactly pad Thai but it definitely has that flavor. It's easy and so much less expensive than using jarred pad Thai sauce. We added chili garlic paste to spice it up a little but other than that made the recipe as written. Excellent! Read More
(14)
Rating: 4 stars
06/01/2011
I'm a REAL newbie at this cooking thing but chose this recipe because it sounded interesting. The wife & I both loved it! Prepared it pretty much the way it says but missed the part about using rice vemicelli & used ordinary vermicelli. Of course the kitchen looked like a bomb went off after I was done Read More
(9)
Rating: 2 stars
10/19/2011
Definitely not authentic with the ketchup added. The mixture of ketchup and lime didn't work too well -- doesn't even taste like pad thai. I will have to look for another pad thai recipe to try. Read More
(8)
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Rating: 5 stars
11/14/2011
Amazing flavor! I used shredded chicken breast which added a great texture to the meal. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
01/11/2012
Too much ketchup for my taste. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2012
Not sure how authentic this is but it tastes great. Could use a little more heat so next time I will try a hotter pepper sauce. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/19/2014
Amazing. I altered slightly by adding 2 tbsp peanut butter and crushed tamari nuts Read More
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