easy Pad Thai recipe

Shrimp Pad Thai

A classic pad thai recipe that's super easy to make, tasty, and ready in 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine thai
Keyword pad thai, shrimp pad thai, shrimp recipe, thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 480kcal


  • 8 oz Pad thai noodles
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Amino or soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Fish sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Fresh lime juice plus wedges for serving
  • 3 Tbsp Avocado oil
  • 2 Large Shallots sliced
  • 3 Large Garlic cloves minced
  • 12 oz Shelled and deveined medium shrimp
  • 4 Scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Cilantro chopped
  • ¼ Cup Peanuts chopped
  • Handful bean sprouts, for garnish


  • Place noodles in a large bowl of hot water to soak, about 5-8 minutes, until softened.
  • Transfer the noodles to a colander and drain tossing to get rid of any excess water. While noodles soak, mix together coconut amino (or soy sauce), fish sauce, coconut sugar, and lime juice
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat 3 tablespoons of avocado oil. Add shallots, garlic, and cook over high heat, stirring until lightly browned about 3 minutes.
  • Add the pad thai noodles and cook another 2-3 minutes. Add shrimp and stir occasionally, until they begin to curl and turn pink about 2 minutes.
  • Add scallions and cilantro and toss everything together. Pour in the fish sauce mixture and cook until the noodles are evenly coated, about 2- 3 minutes.
  • Transfer pad thai to a large plate. Top with peanuts and garnish bean sprouts. Serve with lime wedges.


Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 1309mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 2mg