Splash up your dinner options with this popular Thai dish. One pot meals are great for meal prepping for the week.
- 1 cup rice noodles
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 cup carrot shredded
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 1/4 cup green onions chopped
- 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp sesame seeds
- 2 tsp sriracha sauce can substitute with fish or oyster sauce if you want
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsp soy sauce plus 2 more if you want extra sauce
- 2 tbsp water
- 1 cup firm tofu diced
Presoak the noodles or buy precooked pad thai noodles.
Dice tofu, garlic, and green onions. Add them to a saute’ pan along with sesame oil. Sauté on med-high heat until tofu slightly starts to turn a golden color.
Add in noodles, half of your peanuts, sriracha sauce, brown sugar, water, and soy sauce. Stir and let simmer for another 5 minutes.
Add in carrots and bean sprouts, cover your pan, and cook for another 8 minutes.
Give it a final few stirs, remove from heat and plate. Top with Lime, green onions and the other half of the peanuts.
Recipe by April Golightly