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Healthy Pad Thai

CUISINE

Thai

PREP

30 minutes

COOK

30 minutes

SERVINGS

4 Servings

Healthy Pad Thai

Ingredients:

Chicken and Shrimp
  • 1/2 lb Chicken
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ lb Shrimp
  • Salt and pepper
Veggies and Sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup snow peas, chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • ½ cup carrots, shredded
  • ¼ cup green onions, diced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
 
Rice Noodles

Directions:

  1. Dice chicken into small cubes.
  2. In large saucepan, add 1 tsp sesame oil, cook chicken 5-10 minutes on medium high until outside of chicken starts to brown. Peel and devein shrimp, add another 1 tsp sesame oil, cook 2-5 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In separate pan, add snow peas, green onion, red onion, carrots, sprouts, garlic and sauce ingredients, mix together and  simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Combine chicken, shrimp and veggies in large saucepan, mix together thoroughly and add rice noodles as desired.

Tools:

The following items are items that I personally use and recommend to make this recipe.

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Some variation of Thai food is usually on our weekly meal plan because it’s my favorite. If you haven’t added Healthy Pad Thai to your meal prep routine, I suggest you do!

 

The secret is to add extra veggies to your favorite comfort foods. This way you won’t lose the sweet nutty flavor and you’ll get even more nutrition out of it! This version of healthy pad Thai is packed with lean protein and veggies! Skip the junky ingredients and MSG and try making Thai food at home!

 

Healthy Pad Thai Nutrition Info:

Chicken & Shrimp: These two lean protein options contribute to building and maintaining muscle and tissues in your body and helping regulate many body processes, it also promotes fullness and may help in managing your weight.

Bean Sprouts: are an excellent source of micronutrients and fiber. They may also help with digestion and preventing chronic disease. Make sure you rinse them!

Snow Peas: Sugar snap peas and snow peas share identical nutritional profiles and are less starchy than a typical shelled pea. They’re also low in calories and provide many nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate.

Carrots: are an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene. They are also a good source of several B-vitamins, vitamin K and potassium.

Looking to try some other healthy Thai recipes? Coconut chicken curry and shrimp Thai pizza are some other delicious options!

 

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