Pad Thai With Shrimp and Peanuts Recipe

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Marcia Published: December 9, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Pad Thai With Shrimp and Peanuts Recipe

How To Make Pad Thai With Shrimp and Peanuts

This classic Asian favorite Pad Thai made with shrimp, tofu, rice noodles, and peanuts then tossed in a zesty sauce is a great meal to prepare for dinner.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 14ozrice noodles
  • ¼cupcanola oil
  • 1lbshrimp,peeled and deveined
  • 8ozextra firm tofu,cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 3eggs
  • 2tbsprice vinegar
  • ¼cupfish sauce
  • cupwhite sugar
  • ½tspred pepper,crushed
  • 1cupBean Sprouts
  • 3carrots,julienned
  • ¼cuppeanuts,crushed
  • 2green onions,chopped
  • 1lime,cut into wedges
  • cilantro,for garnish, optional


  1. Add the rice noodles to boiling water for 1 minute then turn off the heat and let sit for five minutes.

  2. When softened, rinse with cold water and set aside.

  3. Add canola oil to a wok on high heat and add the shrimp and tofu cubes.

  4. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side then remove the shrimp and tofu from the pan.

  5. Add the eggs into the hot oil and chop with a spatula into little pieces while you cook.

  6. Add softened noodles, shrimp, tofu, rice vinegar, fish sauce, sugar, and red pepper.

  7. Serve topped with bean sprouts, carrots, green onions, and lime wedges.


  • Calories: 566.34kcal
  • Fat: 18.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 73.65g
  • Fiber: 4.15g
  • Sugar: 14.48g
  • Protein: 26.12g
  • Cholesterol: 175.23mg
  • Sodium: 1552.07mg
  • Calcium: 355.79mg
  • Potassium: 467.53mg
  • Iron: 2.83mg
  • Vitamin A: 344.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.58mg
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