Spicy Thai Noodles and Shrimp Pad Thai

Spicy Pad Thai

Do you need a quick and easy dinner? This my go to recipe when I entertain. The trick here is to plan ahead for the fresh ingredients and make sure you have your pantry stocked!




½ pound angel hair pasta
1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
2 tablespoons sugar
½ cup ketchup
2 teaspoons fresh ginger
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoons canola oil
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
1 cup green onion, sliced on the bias
2 cup fresh bean sprouts
½ cup chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta. Cook 5 minutes and drain.
Meanwhile, cut shrimp into small pieces (about 1 inch). Mix sugar ketchup, ginger and lime juice together.
Heat oil in a wok or skillet. Add garlic and shrimp and toss 30 seconds. Add pasta, sauce and 1 cup of bean sprouts. Stir fry 1-2 minutes, tossing ingredients to mix thoroughly.
Spoon into serving bowls. Sprinkle with remaining bean sprouts, peanuts and cilantro.

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