prawn pad thai
prawn pad thai

Prawn Pad Thai

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Lactose
Keyword: noodles
Servings: 2 people


  • 150 g rice noodles
  • 150 g prawns peeled and deveined
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 pepper finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon roasted peanuts finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind sauce
  • 110 ml water


  • Place the rice noodles in a bowl of boiling water for about 8 minutes, drain away the water and set the rice noodles aside
  • In a small saucepan fry the garlic, pepper and onion for a couple of minutes in a little oil
  • Stir in the tamarind sauce, chilli flakes, water, sugar and fish sauce
  • Bring to the boil then set aside to use later
  • Add some olive oil to a wok and stir fry the prawns for 4 minutes on a high heat
  • Turn down the heat to medium and stir in the beaten egg
  • Cook for a couple of minutes
  • Stir in the cooked rice noodles and the sauce you made earlier
  • Add in the peanuts
  • Cook for a further minute and then serve
prawn pad thai