Chicken Pad Thai

With Christmas and vacation drawing near, it feels like life has been full on recently. Work has been going well, but once I am home, all my free time has been occupied with making cards and notebooks….. annnnddd we’ve dinner parties scheduled for every week until we leave! Its going to be a real busy time, and I haven’t even started on Christmas presents yet!

Chicken Pad Thai – a very yummy meal you can order in a restaurant and can never go wrong with it! I decided to make some for us not so long ago… 🙂

With Christmas and vacation drawing near, it feels like life has been full on recently. Work has been going well, but once I am home, all my free time has been occupied with making cards and notebooks..... annnnddd we've dinner parties scheduled for every week until we leave! Its going to be a real busy time, and I haven't even started on Christmas presents yet!

Summary

    Ingredients

    Thai Rice noodles
    1 cup Chicken: worth cut into bite sized pieces (breast or thigh meat)
    OPTIONAL Veggies: mushrooms, carrots, zuchinni, snow peas, etc etc –
    2 Eggs:
    3 Spring onions: chopped
    3 cups Bean Sprouts:
    1/4 cup Chicken Stock:
    cloves : 4 Garlic , minced
    1 tsp White Pepper:
    1/3 cup Peanuts: , roughly chopped
    2 tbsps Pad Thai Sauce: (more or less depending on taste)
    Soy Sauce
    Peanut Oil for stir frying
    Wedges of Lime for garnish
    1 cup Cilantro: chopped for garnish
    Begin by soaking the rice noodles in some hot water until they are soft

    Steps

    1. Heat the oil and fry the chicken pieces and minced garlic for a few minutes
    2. If you are adding some veggies, add it now and stir-fry for a few more minutes
    3. Move everything to one side of the pan, and add the eggs, stir so you end up with some scrambled eggs!
    4. Next add the pad thai sauce, soy sauce and the noodles
    5. Stir everything and season with some salt and pepper
    6. Garnish with some fresh coriander, chopped peanuts and the lime wedges
    7. Serve straight away!

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