Quick Pad Thai Recipe

Quick Pad thai

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Thai is becoming more and more popular as a takeaway option as it has more fragrant flavours and lighter dishes. Pad Thai is a classic spicy noodle dish and is very popular street food in Thailand. Recreate your own at home with our easy 15 minute recipe.



  • medium rice noodles 125g
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped
  • spring onions 4, finely sliced
  • oil for frying
  • large raw prawns 150g
  • egg 1, beaten
  • sweet chilli sauce 2 tbsp
  • fish sauce 2 tbsp
  • lime juice 2 tbsp
  • peanuts 2 tbsp, roasted and crushed
  • coriander leaves a handful, to serve


  • Step 1

    Pour boiling water over the noodles, cover and leave until just cooked, then drain. Fry the garlic, chilli and spring onions in a little oil in a large frying pan or wok for 2 minutes, add the prawns and cook for another 2 minutes until pink. Add the egg, stirring quickly until it starts to scramble then throw in the noodles, sauces and lime juice and toss until the noodles are heated through. Divide between 2 plates and scatter with peanuts and coriander leaves.