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Shrimp and Chicken Pad Thai

Shrimp and Chicken Pad Thai
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One of the most popular dishes or even the most popular is Shrimp and Chicken Pad Thai. It is a real street food classic. A stir-fry dish made with rice noodles, shrimp, chicken, or tofu, peanuts, a scrambled egg, and bean sprouts. It is amazingly tasty and full of flavors. Give it a try!
Recipe
PRE TIME: 2 hr
COOKING TIME: 10 min
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr 10 min
4 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • 0.3 Cup Water
  • 8.8 Oz. Palm sugar
  • 0.7 Cup Tamarind liquid
  • 0.6 Cup Fish sauce
  • 0.4 Cup Lime juice
  • 1 Tsp Roasted chili powder
  • 3 Large Garlic smashed
  • 2 Large Bird eye chili bruised
  • 2 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
  • 1 Lb. Shrimp peeled tail on
  • 1 Tsp Lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
  • 1 Lb. Chicken breast
  • 1 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
  • 4 Large Red shallots
  • 3.5 Oz. Shredded carrot
  • 2 Oz. Eggs
  • 1 Tsp White pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Firm tofu diced
  • 2 Tbsp Shredded carrot
  • 1 Pack Medium flat dry rice noodle
  • 2 Tbsp Dried Thai mini prawns
  • 1/2 Cup Sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp Chili powder
  • 1 Tsp White sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Chinese chives
  • 1/2 Cup Bean sprouts
  • 2 Tbsp Roasted crushed peanuts
  • 1 Tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp White pepper
  • 1 Large Lime wedges
  • A bunch of Cilantro garnish
  • Lime juice to taste
  • 1 Tsp Oyster sauce
  • 1 Tsp Sesame oil
Directions:
1
First, soak the dried noodles in warm to hot water for 2 hours, or overnight in the fridge with cold water. Soak small dried shrimps in water for 1 hr. Strain both prior to use.
2
Next, make the sauce. Dissolve palm sugar and water in a pan add remaining liquids and chilis plus smashed garlic. Simmer for 20 minutes till the right consistency and flavor. Adjust taste accordingly.
3
Cut chicken breast into thin flat pieces. Quickly marinate the chicken: sesame oil, white pepper, lime juice, fish sauce, and white sugar. Sear one side and kiss the other side then rest.
4
Quickly marinate the prawns: sesame oil, white pepper, lime juice, and fish sauce, and white sugar. Sear one side and kiss the other side then rest.
5
Cut tofu into small squares. Slice shallots thin. Cut chives into batons. Prepare 'mis en place' ready for stir fry. There is a lot so make sure to have all ingredients in separate bowls.
6
Strain noodles. Heat wok with oil. Cook in 2 batches max.
7
Cook shallots and egg first. Add the noodles and sauce. Add small prawns and tofu. Then add everything else and toss through. Cooked proteins, bean sprouts, chives, salted radish, cilantro.
8
Adjust seasoning with fish sauce, white sugar, chili powder, and lime.
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