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A fast and easy vegetarian pad Thai recipe. Stop emptying your wallet eating out and eat in!



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


Instructions Checklist
  • Place shirataki noodles in a bowl of hot water; set aside.

  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir tofu until lightly browned and cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer tofu to a plate, keeping skillet over heat.

  • Whisk soy sauce lemon juice, sugar, peanut butter, and sriracha sauce together in a small microwave-safe bowl; heat in microwave until peanut sauce is melted and smooth, about 20 seconds. Stir well.

  • Cook and stir eggs in the hot skillet until cooked through and scrambled, about 5 minutes. Mix mushrooms and tofu into eggs; add 1/2 of the peanut sauce and mix well.

  • Drain shirataki noodles and add to egg mixture; pour in the remaining peanut sauce. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cashews into tofu-noodle mixture and mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until sauce thickens, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Transfer tofu-noodle mixture to a serving bowl and top with remaining cashews, bean sprouts, and lime wedges.

Cook's Notes:

Any type of meat alternative can be used in place of the tofu, if desired.

As with most recipes, this is one is super versatile. Add more veggies. Onions are typically in pad Thai, or carrots and broccoli. Use real meat or regular pasta. I'm not big on spice, so add more sriracha for a hotter dish.

Nutrition Facts

363 calories; protein 16.9g; carbohydrates 32.2g; fat 22.1g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 1022.9mg. Full Nutrition