Shrimp Pad Thai

with carrots, roasted peanuts, and cilantro

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Peanuts, Shellfish, Soy

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You'll be amazed at how easy it can be to make this Thai takeout classic in your own home. Succulent shrimp stud a mound of tender rice noodles. Chock-full of fresh vegetables and tossed with a sweet-spicy blend of Southeast Asian flavors, this is one calorie-conscious takeout classic you'll want to keep near the front of your binder.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Green Onions
  • Info
    ½ oz. Roasted Peanuts
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 5 oz. Rice Noodles
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
  • 4 fl. oz. Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Info
    0.37 fl. oz. Hot Chili Oil

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    631
  • Carbohydrates
    101g
  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    21g
  • Sodium
    1772mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Coarsely chop peanuts. Stem and coarsely chop cilantro. Quarter lime. Pat shrimp dry, and season with ¼ tsp. salt. f you received 16 oz. shrimp, season with ½ tsp. salt.

  • 2

    Cook the Noodles

    Add noodles to boiling water and stir often until just tender, 3-4 minutes. Reserve ¼ cup pasta cooking water. Drain noodles in a colander, rinsing with cold water to stop the cooking process. Return noodles to pot and set aside.

  • 3

    Cook the Shrimp

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. If you received 16 oz. shrimp, use a large non-stick pan. Add shrimp to hot pan and cook undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • 4

    Start the Pad Thai

    Return pan used to cook shrimp to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add garlic, white portions of green onions, and matchstick carrots to hot pan. Stir until aromatic, 45-60 seconds.

  • 5

    Finish the Pad Thai

    Add noodles, shrimp, sweet chili sauce, chili oil (to taste) and a pinch of salt to pan. Stir until combined and heated through. If pad thai is too dry, add half the reserved pasta cooking water. Then add remaining pasta cooking water 1 Tbsp. at a time until desired consistency is reached. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with peanuts, green portions of green onions, cilantro, and squeezing lime quarters over to taste. Bon appétit!

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