Shrimp Pad Thai

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Preparation time:
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
Serves: 4


4 ounces uncooked thick rice noodles
1/2 pound uncooked small shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 egg, beaten
3 cups coleslaw mix
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons fish sauce or additional reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 to 3 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
2 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts
Chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Cook noodles according to package directions.

In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink; remove and set aside. Add onion and garlic to the pan. Make a well in the center of the onion mixture; add egg. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until egg is completely set. Add the coleslaw mix, green onions, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, fish sauce, chili garlic sauce and peanuts; heat through.

Return shrimp to the pan; heat through. Drain noodles; toss with shrimp mixture. Garnish with cilantro.


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