Shrimp Pad Thai – Spicy Peanut Sauce

4 people
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
A word from the cook
Easy Peasy

1/4 Cup Chicken Broth (low sodium)
2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
1/4 Cup Crunchy Peanut Butter
1/8 Cup Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Lime Juice
1 Tbsp Fish Sauce
1/4 Cup Honey
2 Tbsp Sriracha Sauce

1/2 lb Shrimp (i use 1/2 lb. per person)
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1/2 lb. Wide Rice Noodles (about 1/2 a package)
6 Green Onions (keep white and light green parts together and separate the dark green parts for garnish)
4 Cloves Garlic (minced)
1 Tbsp Ginger (chopped / minced)
6 Tbsp Vegetable Oil (seems like a lot, but necessary to keep the noodles moist)
1 Egg (lightly beaten)
1/2 Red Pepper (sliced into thin match stick pieces)
1/2 Green Pepper (sliced into thin match stick pieces)
1 Cup Bean Sprouts (optional)
1/2 Cup Peanuts (for garnish)
1 Lime (cut into wedges for garnish)



  1. Combine al the ingredients in a bowl and set aside .


  1. In a bowl, combine the deveined shrimp and 2 tbsp of soy sauce and set aside.
  2. Place the noodles in a large bowl and cover with boiling water.  Let soak for 10 minutes, then drain.
  3. In a large skillet (or wok) sauté the garlic, and peppers in oil for about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the green onions and shrimp and sauté for until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through.
  5. Add the egg and stir in quickly.
  6. Add the noodles and toss to mix and coat.
  7. If necessary you can add additional chicken stock to moisten the dish.
  8. Serve on a large platter with dark green onion parts and peanuts on top; and lime wedges as garnish.

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