Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I have followed many different Pad Thai recipes and this became my own favorite after many trials, taking a bit from each recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Deep rice noodles in warm water until soft but firm, drain a set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok.
  3. Add garlic and purple onion, stir fry 3 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp or chicken, cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add noodles.
  6. Pre-mix fish sauce, brown sugar, lime juice and tamarind concentrate with water, then pour it onto the noodles. Cook until almost dry.
  7. Slowly add the beaten egg.
  8. Remove from the heat.
  9. Top with cilantro, bean sprouts and peanuts.
  10. Serve and enjoy.
Most Helpful

This was very delicious and easy to make. I didnt add tamarind paste because I couldnt locate it anywhere, but we didnt miss it. The flavor of this dish was wonderful! Thank you!

UmmIbrahim November 24, 2009