Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A thai noodle dish similar to pad-thai, but easier to make at home.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb shrimp (pounded and cut into bite size pieces) or 12 lb chicken breast (pounded and cut into bite size pieces)
  • 12 cup zesty Italian dressing
  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese duck sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated peeled gingerroot
  • 2 -4 tablespoons thai garlic and red chile paste
  • 12 lb rice noodles
  • 1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 12 cups chopped green onions
  • 12 cup chopped cilantro


  1. 1)In medium bowl, mix Shrimp or Chicken Breast with enough salad dressing to cover and marinade over night (if you like spicy add 1 Tblsp of chili garlic paste to the marinade).
  2. 2) In small bowl, with wire whisk mix peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, duck sauce, gingerroot, 2-3 Tblsp of Thai Chili Garlic paste (depending on how spicy you like), and a couple Tblsp of the salad dressing; set aside.
  3. Note: Sometimes it is easier to microwave the mixture for 30-40 seconds then whisk it.
  4. 3) Prepare rice noodles per package instructions.
  5. 4) In large sauté pan heat sesame oil until hot, sauté chicken on high heat until almost done, stirring constantly add carrots sauté 5 minutes then add scallions cooking for another 5 minutes, reduce heat.
  6. 5) In large bowl or pan toss hot rice noodles with peanut mixture and shrimp or chicken mixture.
  7. 6) Add everything to the pan where the shrimp or chicken was cooked and warm everything through.
  8. 7) Serve immediately.