Vegetable Pad Thai

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

Recipe source: Redbook (January 2010)

Top Review by magpie diner

Very easy version of Pad Thai. I left out the egg & fish sauce to keep it vegan, but otherwise made as written (except spinach for mustard greens). Lots of flavour, I found the lime really came through and the method for cooking the rice noodles was perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 6 cups of water to a boil and add noodles, stir and then cover and remove from heat. Let stand 4-5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. In a small cup combine chili sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce and lime juice.
  3. In a large skillet heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil over medium high heat. Stir in garlic and ginger and saute for 30 seconds. Stir in greens and cover for 2 - 5 minutes or until wilted.
  4. Stir in bell pepper, carrots and scallions and stir fry for 3-5 minutes or until crisp tender. Remove vegetables to a bowl.
  5. Return skillet to heat and add remaining oil. When hot add eggs and scramble them until set. Add to bowl with the vegetables.
  6. Return skillet to heat and add chili sauce mixture and bring to a boil. Stir in noodles and cook, tossing occasionally for 1 minute.
  7. Return vegetables and egg to skillet and cook tossing for 3-5 minutes or until hot. Stir in bean sprouts, if desired.
  8. Transfer to serving bowl and stir in cilantro. Top with peanuts if desired and serve with lime wedges.

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