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Easy Chicken Pad Thai: delicious spicy authentic flavor made in 1 pot with simple ingredients. Little chopping, great weeknight or entertaining meal.
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Easy Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai ~ a one pot meal of delicious, spicy authentic pad thai flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: easy chicken pad thai recipe
Servings: 4
Author: A Gouda Life


Chicken Pad Thai Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless chicken cut in bite size pieces
  • 3 tablespoons very thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic , grated
  • 2 eggs , beaten
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , finely chopped
  • 8 ounces rice noodles
  • 2 green onions sliced on an angle for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons peanuts rough chopped for garnish

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon Sriracha (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 limes (one juiced, one cut in wedges)


  • In the same pot, heat the vegetable oil, add the chicken and season it with salt and pepper then drop in the bell pepper and grate in the garlic.
  • Cook the noodles in a large pot according to package directions. When they’re just shy of al dente, drain them and set them aside.
  • While the chicken is cooking, whisk the sauce ingredients together in a medium size bowl.
  • When the chicken is finished cooking, move it to the outer edges of the pan, whisk the eggs and pour them into the pot quickly scrambling until they’re cooked through.
  • Blend the chicken and eggs together, then add the noodles and pour the sauce into the pot, coating the noodle mixture.
  • Next toss in the cilantro and bean sprouts, stirring and cook 2-3 minutes over medium-low heat, allowing the sauce to thicken.
  • Garnish with green onions and chopped peanuts.