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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
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 480kcal
Author Rena


  • 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