Dad's Pad Thai

Dad's Pad Thai
Dad's Pad Thai is a dairy free and pescatarian recipe with 4 servings. This main course has 546 calories, 18g of protein, and 27g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 29% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 25 minutes. Head to the store and pick up garlic, peanut oil, carrots, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the eggs you could follow this main course with the Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache as a dessert.

Instructions

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Bring a pot of water to a boil. Blanch the bean sprouts in boiling water for approximately 30 seconds, remove, and drain well. When the water returns to a boil, add noodles. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes until tender but firm; drain and rinse under cold water
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Beat the eggs with a pinch of salt in a small bowl. Stir together the lime juice, ketchup, brown sugar, and fish sauce in a separate bowl; set aside.
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Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the garlic for a few seconds.
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Add the pepper flakes and carrot, and cook for one minute, then remove.
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Add the beaten egg, and gently scramble. When the eggs have set, pour in the carrots, sauce, bean sprouts, noodles, peanuts, and green onion; toss together.
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Recommended wine: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling

Thai can be paired with Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling. The best wine for Asian food depends on the cuisine and dish - of course - but these acidic whites pair with a number of traditional meals, spicy or not. You could try Essay Chenin Blanc Blend. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.7 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 12 dollars per bottle.
Essay Chenin Blanc Blend
Essay Chenin Blanc Blend
Old, bush-vine chenin blanc was used as the anchor of this wine and gives it its intense fruitiness and refreshing acidity. The viognier adds floral and spicy notes and a soft, appealing richness to the palate. Perfect with grilled seafood and chicken.