Thai Noodles (Phad Thai)

READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
Recipe by Susan Dillard

This is my favorite recipe for Phad Thai. It comes from "Quick & Easy Thai Cuisine" by Judy Lew and Chef Rut. I've tried many other recipes but none are as easy or as good as this one. I highly recommend the optional ingredients if you fix this. The 3 hours prep. time is soaking the rice noodles.

Top Review by Dennis C

I have to agree with fish sauce comment. Also adding some dried thai radish, ketchup and sugar enhance the flavor greatly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the noodles in cool water until they are soft (about 3 hours).
  2. Heat oil in skillet or wok until hot and then add garlic, shrimp and egg.
  3. Stir fry until shrimp and egg are cooked.
  4. Reduce the temperature if needed to keep from overcooking.
  5. Drain noodles and add to pan with shrimp mixture.
  6. Stir fry until noodles are translucent and become somewhat soft, loosing their stiffness.
  7. Add water as needed to keep from sticking.
  8. When noodles are soft, add the fish sauce, sugar and paprika; thoroughly combine.
  9. Add peanut, bean sprouts, green onion and mix well.
  10. Garnish with optional ingredients if desired and serve.

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