Authentic Fatty Meat Pad Thai

Kevin Yang

Kevin Yang

about 1 year ago

This dish is a classic Thai street food that is known for its bold flavors and hearty portions. The combination of tender meat, chewy noodles, and savory sauce make for a satisfying meal that will leave you feeling full and happy.

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

650

Protein

25g

Fat

35g

Sat Fat

10g

Carbs

60g

Chole

150mg

Fiber

3g

Sugar

20g

Sodium

1200mg

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. rice noodles
  • 1 lb. fatty meat (pork belly, beef brisket, or chicken thighs)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp. tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp. palm sugar
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Instructions

  • Soak the rice noodles in warm water for 30 minutes.
  • Slice the meat into thin strips and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the fish sauce, tamarind paste, palm sugar, soy sauce, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  • Add the garlic and shallots and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add the meat and stir-fry until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Push the meat to one side of the wok and crack the eggs into the other side.
  • Scramble the eggs until cooked, then mix them in with the meat.
  • Add the drained noodles and sauce to the wok and stir-fry until the noodles are tender and coated in sauce, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the bean sprouts and stir-fry for another minute.
  • Garnish with chopped peanuts and lime wedges before serving.

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