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In full disclosure, I didn’t eat it due to , but the fam ATE it up! Leftovers were gone next day, no twisting anyone’s arms to eat it
Our family uses recipes as “guides”, so things were doubled/tripled, or left out.
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Chicken Pad Thai - serves 2
What you need:
4 oz flat rice noodles
3 tbsp olive oil, divided
1/2 lb chicken breast, sliced into thin strips
1/2 red bell pepper, halved and thinly sliced
3/4 cup carrots shredded
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 egg, beaten
1 green onion, chopped
1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, chopped
2 tbsp cilantro leaves, chopped
For the Sauce
2 tbsp packed brown sugar
1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp smooth peanut butter
1 tbsp Sriracha
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp pepper
What you gotta do:
Prepare rice noodles according to package. Rinse in cold water, drain, and toss in 1 tbsp olive oil. Set aside.
Add all sauce ingredients to a medium bowl, Whisk together, set aside.
While rice noodles are soaking, heat 1T olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken, cook 3-4 min's until cooked through. Transfer to a plate while you cook veggies.
Heat 1T olive oil over in same skillet, heat over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, sauté 1 min. Add carrots and garlic, sauté 1 additional min. Reduce heat to medium, pour beaten egg over vegetables and cook, stirring constantly, just until scrambled.
Add sauce and noodles, increase heat to medium-high. Toss until evenly combined, continue to stir and cook for 1-2 min's, don't let noodles overcook. Stir in chicken, green onions and peanuts, heat through.