Pad Thai4.0/5 (BASED ON 220 reviews)
"Kway Teow Pad Thai" meaning "fried rice noodles, Thai style" is a dish that was designed in the 1940s to be the Thai version of Chinese noodles. It's done with rice noodles instead of wheat noodles, as rice was in abundance in Thailand. The dish was then promoted by the Thai Government to build a sense of national identity among Thais, and has since become the world's favourite Thai street food dish.
Cook our delicious Pad Thai in just Minutes
We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Pad Thai. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Pad Thai Paste pot, a Tamarind Sauce pot and a Thai Tomato Sauce pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Pad Thai in just 20 minutes.
How Our Recipes Kits Work
We provide flavour ingredients:
- Pad Thai Paste
- Tamarind Sauce
- Thai Tomato Sauce
Your shopping list:
- flat (dried) rice noodles or 300g straight-to-wok Pad Thai ribbon noodles
- peeled king prawns (cooked or raw)
- spring onions
- bean sprouts
- lime wedges(optional)
- of peanuts(optional)
Our 20 minute recipe
For dried noodles, bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the noodles and turn the heat down to medium. Let them cook for 8 mins or so until tender, but still a little chewy. Then drain them in a sieve and rinse them under cold water. For fresh noodles, save them to add in at Step 3.
Place a wok over medium high heat and then add 1 tbsp of oil. Add the prawns and stir-fry for 1 min (or 2 mins if using raw prawns). Push the prawns to the side and crack the egg into the space. Let it start to set a little bit then break the yolk and stir-fry the egg. Then mix it up with the prawns.
Add the Pad Thai Paste to the pan and stir-fry for 1 min. Add the noodles (cooked and drained ones from before or fresh noodles, if using) and the Tamarind Sauce and stir well. Add most of the spring onions (keep a few for garnish later) and the bean sprouts and stir to mix. (Tongs really help here). Add the Thai Tomato Sauce and stir fry for 2 more mins.
Serve the Pad Thai with some crushed peanuts on top along with the rest of your spring onions. Squeeze a lime (if using) over everything.
Pad Thai Reviews
BASED ON 220 reviews
Vickie - Aug 13, 2018
My favourite! Never disappoints x
Leila - Aug 02, 2018
Can't comment as didn't receive this in my box
Charles - Jul 31, 2018
Very nice indeed :)
Hayley - Jul 28, 2018
Nice flavour but missing something not sure what but still really good x x
Iris - Jul 27, 2018
Amazing! No longer reaching for the take away menu on a Friday night. This was quick and easy to make and far tastier than the take away!
Michael - Jul 24, 2018
More flavour pls
Lee - Jul 24, 2018
A little bland to be honest this one, glad I opted for the peanuts and lime it needed it. Good spice level though.
Christine - Jul 23, 2018
Nice, very quick dish.
Susan - Jul 23, 2018
Quick, easy & very tasty
Lois - Jul 21, 2018
Really simple tasty dish
Ian - Jul 12, 2018
Bit plain if I’m honest, skip the peanuts and whack a satay sauce on it
N - Jul 12, 2018
Little bit bland for my taste . Needed a stronger flavour. Only dish I didn’t really rate out of over 20 ones I’ve tried .
Howden - Jul 05, 2018
Could have a bit more spice
Amanda - Jul 03, 2018
Sam - Jun 29, 2018
Not enough flavour
Sue - Jun 28, 2018
Christina - Jun 24, 2018
Awesome. Used chicken instead of prawns and added some extra stir fry veg too was amazing.
Antonia - Jun 21, 2018
Larisa - Jun 20, 2018
I tried a lot of pad Thai , this one isn’t one of the great ones.
Helen - Jun 14, 2018
Great! And add some cooked shredded chicken to make it even better!
Helen - Jun 14, 2018
Great! And if you add some cooked shredded chicken, it’s even better!
Wendy - Jun 06, 2018
Karen - Jun 04, 2018
Pleasant, but not up to the standards of other dishes
James - May 29, 2018
As good or better than authentIc Pad Thai
Katherine - May 29, 2018
Tasty and very low-cal
Hannah - May 25, 2018
Made this tonight, with chicken rather than prawns (fussy hubby) and it was lovely! Not as spicy as some dishes, but as nice as I’ve had in restaurants and really liked the crunchy bean sprouts! Another one to add to our reorder list...
Simin - May 23, 2018
It was a bit bland.
Sarah - May 23, 2018
This was amazing! Well defo get it again
Anne - May 21, 2018
We loved this it’s now one of our favourite! We wanted to eat more!
Carol - May 15, 2018
Not spicy enough
Jen - May 13, 2018
Sauce needed more flavour
James - May 11, 2018
Added a chickek breast and used jumbo prawns. Excellent flavours. Quite a dry dish so pick sides with dipping sauces etc
David - May 09, 2018
Brilliantly simple but so tasty
Tannya - May 09, 2018
Tasty but the portion was too small. I could have used 50% more food.
Katie - Apr 25, 2018
Vickie - Apr 25, 2018
Really good! Nearly as good as a restaurant bought one xxx
emma - Apr 23, 2018
Lydia - Apr 22, 2018
Lydia - Apr 22, 2018
Yum!!! All the way!!
Becky - Apr 18, 2018
Bit bland and not enough sauce
Katie - Apr 17, 2018
Not as authentic as some other Simply Cook recipes.
Nathan - Apr 15, 2018
I don’t eat sea food but cooked it for the misses and she loved it
Katie - Apr 13, 2018
Kiara - Apr 08, 2018
I've cooked this twice now, and I definitely recommend using raw prawns instead of fresh (when I used fresh they ended up overcooked), using ribbon noodles instead of rice noodles and adding a few chestnut mushrooms. Definitely don't forget the crushed peanuts either; they really make the dish. Super nice with a bit of fresh coriander on top and a squirt of fresh lime too! Takes me right back to Thailand.
Steven - Apr 07, 2018
Very nice but not my favourite taste
Elisabeth - Apr 01, 2018
It was amazing! Definitely want to do this one again.
Claire - Mar 29, 2018
Swapped the prawns for chicken as hubby doesn’t eat fish. delicious- just enough heat to make it tasty
Kirsty - Mar 27, 2018
We used 2 eggs and chicken instead of prawns. It was so tasty. It needed a squeeze of lime to liven it up a bit.
Karan - Mar 25, 2018
I used chicken instead of prawns and cashew instead of peanuts because that’s what I had in. It was delicious. Would certainly buy again
Karen - Mar 24, 2018