Easy Pad Thai
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Asian, Shellfish, Pasta, Pork
6 1/2 oz Wide rice noodles [227g] 2 tb Vegetable oil 6 oz Lean ground pork 1 Sweet red pepper, chopped 3 Garlic cloves, minced 1/4 ts Hot pepper flakes 6 oz Raw shrimp, peel, devein 1/3 c Chicken stock 3 tb Fish sauce 2 tb Granulated sugar 2 tb Lime juice 2 tb Ketchup 1 Egg, beaten 2 c Bean sprouts 2 Green onions, chopped 1/4 c Fresh coriander, chopped 2 tb Peanuts, chopped 2 Limes, cut in wedges Soak noodles in warm water for 15 minutes; drain and set aside. In large wok or deep skillet, heat oil over high heat; sir-fry pork, red pepper, garlic and hot pepper flakes for 2 minutes. Add shrimp; stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in stock, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice and ketchup; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add noodles; toss. Drizzle in egg, tossing until egg is set. Add bean sprouts; toss. Sprinkle with onions, coriander and peanuts. Garnish with lime. Makes 4 servings for $9.70CDN [Sep 94] Per serving: about 510 calories, 25 g protein, 18 g fat, 62 g carbohydrate good source iron.