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Pad Thai with shrimp

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Ingredients

  • soak 8 oz ricestick noodles
  • 3 T canola oil, divided
  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 # large shrimp, tails on
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup freshly mung bean sprouts
  • chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges

Details

Preparation

Step 1

-heat 1 T oil in large skillet over med-high heat. add scallion whites and garlic; cook until beginning to brown, 2-3 minutes

-stir in eggs, cook until lightly scrambled, 1-2 minutes then transfer to bowl and set aside. wipe skillet clean

-heat 1T oil in same skillet. Add shrimp and cook until pink, opaque and beginning to curl, 2-3 minutes

-transfer shrimp to bowl, set aside. Heat remaining 1T oil in same skillet. Add noodles, then stir in sauce; cook until noodles absorb sauce, 3-5 minutes

-toss together scallions (green), carrots, bean sprouts, egg mixture, and shrimp with noodles. Divide pad thai among bowls. Garnish each serving with peanuts, cilantro, lime wedges

SAUCE:
use store bought sauce but if want to make:

simmer 1/2 cup pure tamarind concentrate or paste, 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup fish sauce, 2 T sambal oelek or chili garlic sauce

-simmer sauce ingredients for 5 minutes and set aside

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