Chicken Pad Thai

I love this Chicken Pad Thai Recipe. Tons of peanut flavor in this classic Thai dish. If you love Pad Thai, you need need to make this recipe!

chicken pad thai

I love Chicken Pad Thai. One of my favorite Thai dishes. Actually one of my favorite dishes period. If you enjoy a good Pad Thai, you have to give this easy to make recipe a try.

chicken pad thai
Pad Thai Noodles in a Skillet

If you’ve never had the pleasure of trying Pad Thai you have no idea what you are missing. Delicious Rice Noodles drowned in a peanut sauce tossed with chunks of chicken. How can you go wrong with that?

box of pad thai rice noodles
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How to Handle Raw Chicken

  • Leave the chicken in the fridge until ready to use.
  • Be careful of dripping juices. Clean up immediately.
  • Do not wash raw chicken (prevents cross-contamination).
  • Wash all utensils and cutting boards.
  • Wash your hands after handling raw chicken.
chicken pad thai
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Nut Allergy Warning

This recipe may contain peanuts or other nuts and seeds as one of its ingredients. Please take the appropriate precautions.

chicken pad thai

On the surface, this recipe might seem a little complicated to make. But if you look closely it really isn’t. The noodles are “cooked” in a hot water bath.

They are then tossed with chicken, bean sprouts and egg in a peanut sauce then topped with some crushed peanuts and red pepper flakes.

chicken pad thai

Unfortunately, if you do have a peanut allergy this recipe may not be for you. The peanut sauce and crushed peanuts play an important role in this dish. If this is the case, you may want to browse some of our other Delicious Recipes.

chicken pad thai

You will need the following ingredients to make this Chicken Pad Thai recipe. For ingredient amounts please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  • Pad Thai Rice Noodles
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Canola Oil
  • Eggs
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Thai Peanut Sauce
  • White Sugar
  • Bean Sprouts
  • Peanuts
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Fresh Lime
  1. Soak the Pad Thai Rice Noodles in hot water for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water and set aside. Slice the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. Heat up a skillet with 1/2 tablespoon of oil on medium heat. Pour in the beaten egg and fry until it starts to set. Use a spatula to break up the egg into small pieces. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Add the remaining oil into the skillet. Stir in the minced garlic and sauté until light brown. Add the chicken and cook until the surface turns white and chicken is cooked through, followed by the Pad Thai noodles.
  4. Add the peanut sauce, sugar and mix well. Stir in the bean sprouts and scrambled eggs and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Plate the Pad Thai and top with crushed peanuts, red pepper flakes, cilantro and lime wedges.
chicken pad thai

Printable Recipe Card

Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai

I love this Chicken Pad Thai Recipe. Tons of peanut flavor in this classic Thai dish. If you love Pad Thai, you need need to make this recipe!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Servings 4
Calories 483 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Skillet

Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz Pad Thai Rice Noodles
  • 8 oz Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • ¼ Cup Thai Peanut Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp White Sugar
  • 8 oz Bean Sprouts
  • 2 Tbsp Peanuts, crushed
  • 1 Tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 Fresh Lime, cut into wedges

Instructions
 

  • Soak the Pad Thai Rice Noodles in hot water for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water and set aside. Slice the chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  • Heat up a skillet with 1/2 tablespoon of oil on medium heat. Pour in the beaten egg and fry until it starts to set. Use a spatula to break up the egg into small pieces. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the remaining oil into the skillet. Add the minced garlic and sauté until light brown. Add the chicken and cook until the surface turns white and chicken is cooked through, followed by the Pad Thai noodles.
  • Add the peanut sauce, sugar and mix well. Add in the bean sprouts and scrambled eggs and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Plate the Pad Thai and top with crushed peanuts, red pepper flakes, cilantro and lime wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 21gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 118mgSodium: 423mgPotassium: 418mgFiber: 3gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 284IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Helen says:

    I love this chicken pad Thai. It was so tasty and did not take long to make. The bean sprouts made it very tasty.

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