Special Traditional Pad Thai

November 27, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Special Traditional Pad Thai

This is a traditional noodle Pad Thai recipe used by a friend’s mother. You can use chicken, pork, beef, tofu, or a combination. You may want to start with less pepper, and work your way up.


1 (12 ounce or 340 gram) package rice noodles
2 tablespoons of butter
1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/4 cup of vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
3 tablespoons of white sugar
1/8 tablespoon of crushed red pepper
2 cups of bean sprouts
1/4 cup of crushed peanuts
3 green onions, chopped
1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions to make Special Traditional Pad Thai

  1. Soak rice noodles in cold water 30 to 50 minutes, or until soft. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Heat butter in a wok or large heavy skillet. Saute chicken until browned. Remove, and set aside. Heat oil in wok over medium-high heat. Crack eggs into hot oil, and cook until firm. Stir in chicken, and cook for 5 minutes. Add softened noodles, and vinegar, fish sauce, sugar and red pepper. Adjust seasonings to taste. Mix while cooking, until noodles are tender. Add bean sprouts, and mix for 3 minutes.
  3. Garnish with crushed peanuts, chopped green onions and wedge of lemon when serving

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Cambodian Seafood Noodles Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Calories Per Serving: 532

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏37g 13%
Cholesterol ‏245mg 82%
Total Fat ‏27g 35%
Saturated Fat ‏8g 40%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏38g 76%
Sodium ‏905mg 39%
Sugars ‏11g 22%


30 min


30 min




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