Change Up Dinner with this Easy Pad Thai Recipe

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Pad thai is easy if you have the right ingredients!

  • 3 tablespoons of fish sauce 
  • 1  tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 5  tablespoons of light brown sugar
  • 2  tablespoons of rice vinegar 
  • 1  tablespoon of sriracha 
  • 2  tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 8 oz of flat rice noodles
  • 3  tablespoons of oil 
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 8 oz of tofu or the protein of your choice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of bean sprouts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 scallions
  • 1/2 cup of peanuts
  • 2 limes


  1. Mix together the fish sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sriracha, and peanut butter together in a medium bowl. Leave it to the side. 
  2. Cook the rice noodles according to the package directions, drain and rinse under cold water. 
  3. Heat up some oil in a skillet. Thinly slice the bell pepper and add them to the skillet with whatever protein you are cooking. 
  4. Cook the protein almost all the way through, and then add the garlic at the end to cook for another 30-60 seconds. 
  5. Move everything over to one side of the pan, add a little more oil, beat the eggs, and pour them into the skillet. 
  6. Once the eggs have cooked, mix them with the other ingredients in the skillet, and then add in the noodles, some of the peanuts, sauce, and bean sprouts. 
  7. Toss to coat in the sauce, and then serve with more peanuts on top, sliced scallions, and lime juice!