Chicken Pad Thai

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 489.2
  • Total Fat: 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.0 mg
  • Sodium: 773.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 59.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 30.7 g

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Traditional pad thai without bean sprouts and tofu Traditional pad thai without bean sprouts and tofu
Number of Servings: 4


    2 (8-ounce) boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
    2 tablespoons peanut oil, plus more for brushing
    Salt and freshly ground pepper
    2 shallots, finely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
    OJ 4 oz and lime juice combined
    1/4 cup rice vinegar
    2 tablespoons fish sauce
    2 tablespoons brown sugar
    1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
    1 pound Thai rice noodles, soaked in hot water for 15 minutes and drained


Add fresh grated carrots for additional veggie serving


Follow directions for rice noodles while prepping food.

Grill the chicken for 4 minutes per side in grill pan or regular skillet. Remove, let sit (rest) and cut into thin slices.

Add 2 TBsp of peanut oil to skillet, heat oil and add the shallots and garlic and cook until soft. Add the ancho powder and cook for 10 seconds. Add the OJ/lime mixture, vinegar, fish sauce, brown sugar, and peanut butter and bring to a boil. Add cooked rice noodles and sliced chicken to pan and toss together.

Serving Size: Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELIABZ32.