Pad Thai4.1/5 (BASED ON 1706 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
Cook the noodles
For dried noodles, boil the noodles for 8 mins over a medium heat until tender, but still a little chewy. Then drain in a sieve and rinse under cold water. For fresh noodles, save them to add in at Step 3.
Fry the prawns
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 set a little bit then break the yolk and stir fry the egg. Then mix with the prawns.
Add the Thai flavours
Add the PAD THAI PASTE to the pan and fry for 1 min.
Add the noodles (cooked 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 PASTE and stir fry for 2 more mins.
Serve the Pad Thai with crushed peanuts on top along with the rest of your spring onions. Squeeze a lime (if using) over everything.
Pad Thai Reviews
BASED ON 1706 reviews
Karen - Feb 15, 2019
Difficult to get the noodles but lovely
Fiona - Feb 15, 2019
Struggled a little with this one. It was very tasty as all of the dishes have been so far. I added a bit of chicken too. My problem was the noodles. I found it really hard to separate them and as such when I served the meal one of us had lots of noodles and the other bean sprouts and chicken/prawn.
Karen - Feb 14, 2019
Bit dry but ok for a very quick meal, probably won’t order it again
Gerald - Feb 14, 2019
Wasn’t awful. Just didn’t have a strong enough flavour
Laura - Feb 13, 2019
The prawns went a bit tough even though I cooked them only for the amount of time on the card.
Donna - Feb 13, 2019
Ashleigh - Feb 12, 2019
Nice meal. Just felt it lacked a little flavour, there was nothing punchy in it, just a little bland
Alison - Feb 12, 2019
Amazing! So tasty!!
Gareth - Feb 11, 2019
One of the more disappointing recipes so far for me- the flavours were ok but it all turns into a bit of a mush in the pan!
Leigh - Feb 10, 2019
Malaika - Feb 07, 2019
Not pad thai!
Ruth - Feb 07, 2019
linda - Feb 06, 2019
We loved this, didn't have peanuts and it was ok without but will have them next time. thumbs up from us
mohit - Feb 06, 2019
Added some more tamarind and chilli sauce. Think the quantity of sauce was less for this dish. Squeezed lots of lime to give it that zing.
Neil - Feb 06, 2019
So simple to make and eat. Delicious
Jessica - Feb 04, 2019
Absolutely loved this and the family loved it too. So so easy to cook!
Kathy - Feb 02, 2019
I did enjoy this dish but felt it was a side not a main.
Caroline - Jan 31, 2019
Very nice flavours. I added shredded carrot,mushrooms and peppers. Would recommend this dish.
Joanne - Jan 31, 2019
Nice kick of spice. I didn’t have peanuts (an optional suggestion) but felt it could’ve done with some.
Kimberley - Jan 30, 2019
Amy - Jan 28, 2019
Amy - Jan 28, 2019
Lisa - Jan 27, 2019
So easy and quick
Nigel - Jan 26, 2019
Delicious and so easy.
Sarah-Jessica - Jan 26, 2019
This is 3rd meal I have tried and didn’t know what to expect from the reviews but myself & husband loved it. I used chicken as well as prawns and added mushrooms I also added the peanuts and lime, my husband loved spicy food but I don’t but we found it very tasty & a good flavour, We both loved it and would order again.
Emma - Jan 23, 2019
I love Thai food but I found this to be bland and far from authentic. Probably my least favourite from simply cook so far
Isaac - Jan 21, 2019
Quite a tasty dish. I used more prawns than the recommended 160g though as it wasn’t enough. 300g for 2 portions.
Nadia - Jan 21, 2019
Very easy to cook but super bland and lacking in flavour
Sharon - Jan 17, 2019
Easy to cook and seriously tasty.
Beauleiu - Jan 17, 2019
Bland not as nice as if hoped it would be. Shame
April - Jan 17, 2019
A really quick easy dish with little washing up. Low in calories and tasty too. I’ll have this one again
Maggie - Jan 16, 2019
Okay..... nothing special! Easy I guess
Igor - Jan 15, 2019
Very very good. I love it , better than my favourite Thai restaurant
Carol - Jan 14, 2019
Delicious and so easy to cook. Will definitely buy this one again.
Julie - Jan 13, 2019
Lovely, one of our favourites
Laura - Jan 13, 2019
A little less spicy than I was expecting, but still delicious
Holly - Jan 10, 2019
Melissa - Jan 09, 2019
Noodles cooked by 6 mins so drained and added after veg just to heat up worked a treat.
Laura - Jan 09, 2019
Was OK but could do with more texture and deeper flavours
Alison - Jan 09, 2019
Moira - Jan 07, 2019
Very tasty as always!
Rachel - Jan 03, 2019
The peanuts really make this dish special
Natalie - Jan 03, 2019
Anne - Dec 28, 2018
Not sure whether I did something wrong as I found this really claggy in texture and bland. Probably my least favourite kit so far
Nicki - Dec 21, 2018
Yum, yum, would definitely cook again
Karen - Dec 21, 2018
Bit dry but ok
Siobhan - Dec 20, 2018
Used hot smoked salmon (chilli flavoured). With straight to wok noodles was nearly instant meal!
Sarah - Dec 19, 2018
So quick and easy. Delicious!! And enough leftovers for lunch #winning
charlotte - Dec 18, 2018
Pretty bland even after adding extra egg
Maria - Dec 17, 2018
Nice but needs to have a little more flavour.