No Meat, Lotsa Heat Pad Thai

“This recipe was given to me by an almost vegetarian friend. You can easily add shredded chicken, beef, fish or cooked scrambled egg. I included the recipe for fish sauce, but you could easily use the commercially available kind. This dish is a treat for anyone who likes spicy and/or thai food. Prep. time includes marinating”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make fish sauce: mash anchovies with one clove of garlic and soya sauce.
  2. Combine fish sauce with worcestershire, sugar, and lime juice in a bowl.
  3. Add tofu and marinate for one hour at room temperature or up to 8 hours in fridge.
  4. Drain tofu, reserving marinade.
  5. Cook noodles and set aside.
  6. Heat oil in wok and add garlic, onions, and red pepper.
  7. Sauté for 2-3 minutes on med-high heat then add hot pepper, tofu and 1 tbsp peanuts.
  8. Stir fry 2-3 minutes more and add sprouts and noodles.
  9. Heat through.
  10. Add cilantro, remaining peanuts, chili just before serving.
  11. Enjoy!

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