Speedy pad thai

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PREP TIME

30 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

4 Servings

Speedy pad thai

Photo by Erik Putz

With under 400 calories and ready in 35 minutes, this is a great idea for dinner tonight.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 450-g pkg rice-stick noodles
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 3 tsp canola oil
  • 1/2 454-g pkg frozen raw shrimp , thawed and peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 2 tsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 2 carrots , grated
  • 1/2 cup cilantro

Instructions

  • COVER noodles with boiling water in a large bowl. Let soak, stirring frequently, until tender, 8 to 10 min. Add 2 cups bean sprouts for the last 2 to 3 min of soaking.
  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Add 2 tsp canola oil, then shrimp. Cook, stirring frequently, until shrimp turns pink, about 2 min per side. Transfer shrimp to a plate and reduce heat under pan to medium-low. Add 1 tsp canola oil, then garlic and ginger. Cook 1 min. Stir in water, hoisin sauce, lime juice, natural peanut butter and sriracha.
  • DRAIN noodles and bean sprouts well, then add to pan. Toss to coat noodles, then stir in shrimp, grated carrots and cilantro.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 399,
  • Protein
  • 15 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 416 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Folate
Wine Pairings
Chateau Val Rose Tradition Syrah

Pair pad thai with: A food-friendly rosé

Bring some French sunshine into our cool Canadian autumn with this syrah-and-grenache-based dry rosé. This is a wine with considerable depth, matching perfectly with these zesty noodles.
Our pick: Château Val Joanis Rosé Tradition Syrah, France, $15.