Big John's Pad Thai Noodles Recipe

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Big John's Pad Thai Noodles
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  1. Soak noodles in a large covered bowl of water for 1 hour. Drain well before using.
  2. Stir together fish sauce, tamarind paste, lime juice, vinegar, paprika and sugar. Set aside.
  3. Place large frying pan or wok over high heat. Add oil and coat pan completely. When pan starts to smoke, add garlic and saute 5 seconds. Add turnip, dried shrimp and tofu and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add chicken and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes until no longer pink.
  5. Remove to a bowl and let the oil settle in center of pan.
  6. Pour egg into center of pan and lightly scramble until half-cooked.(approx. 30 seconds).
  7. Add chicken mixture back to pan and mix together with egg.
  8. Add raw shrimp and cook until chicken and shrimp are both nearly done. (approx.1 minute).
  9. Add noodles and sauce mixture, folding until all liquid is absorbed.
  10. Add green onion and sprouts, cover for 30 seconds to steam.
  11. Mix in peanuts and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 514.43 Kcal (2154 kJ)
Calories from fat 298 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33.11g 51%
Cholesterol 136.16mg 45%
Sodium 1470.56mg 61%
Potassium 357.91mg 8%
Total Carbs 36.4g 12%
Sugars 7.34g 29%
Dietary Fiber 4.03g 16%
Protein 21.7g 43%
Vitamin C 8.5mg 14%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Calcium 173.1mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 235.82 Kcal (987 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.18g 51%
Cholesterol 62.42mg 45%
Sodium 674.11mg 61%
Potassium 164.07mg 8%
Total Carbs 16.68g 12%
Sugars 3.37g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1.85g 16%
Protein 9.95g 43%
Vitamin C 3.9mg 14%
Iron 1.7mg 21%
Calcium 79.4mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.2
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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