Thai Pad Thai Noodles


Pad Thai is our most classic common dish. It goes great with a nice tall glass of Thai iced tea.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups water

  • 1 (8 ounce) package wide rice noodles

  • 2 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed

  • 1 (4 ounce) boneless pork chop, cut into small pieces

  • 1 cup bean sprouts

  • 3 tablespoons dried small shrimp

  • 2 ½ tablespoons palm sugar

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons chopped salted radish (Optional)

  • ¼ cup unsalted roasted peanuts, chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Bring water to a boil in a pot.

  2. Place rice noodles in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over noodles and allow to soak until softened, about 20 minutes. Drain.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat.

  4. Cook and stir garlic and pork in hot oil until pork is no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes.

  5. Stir in soaked rice noodles, bean sprouts, dried shrimp, palm sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice, stirring until palm sugar has dissolved. Cook until noodles are heated through, 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Stir in salted radish until combined.

  7. Lightly toss peanuts and noodle mixture together until combined Transfer to a platter. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

374 Calories
15g Fat
50g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 374
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 908mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 355mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.