Cooking Thai Fried Noodles, Phad Thai

by Randy Gaudet, Jul 17, 2008 | Destinations: Thailand
Phad Thai or Thai fried noodles

Phad Thai or Thai fried noodles

Phad Thai or Thai fried noodles

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All Thailand Experiences

Thai Fried noodles is a favorite dish for visitors to Thailand. Now you can learn to cook this dish at home using the online videos. In the 2 online videos you will be taught by Chef Chanrat Karatna, nickname Air, and his staff not only how to cook Thai Fried noodles but about the ingredients. In the second video you will see how his students do at his cooking school Air's Thai Culinary Kitchen.

Copy the recipe below then watch the Thai Fried Noodle video then in the second video watch his students try to cook with the help of his staff and take notes.


Thai Style Fried Noodles
Phad Thai

  • 100g thin rice noodles
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil (Soya Bean)
  • 1 tsp chopped red shallots
  • 20g pork minced
  • 1 tbsp dried shrimp, rinsed and dried
  • 10g firm bean curd, diced
  • 3 tsp chopped salted Chinese radish
  • 1 tbsp tamarind water/juice
  • 50g Chinese chives cut 1 inch strips
  • 2 tbsp crushed roasted peanuts
  • 1 tsp roasted chili powder
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup bean sprouts
  • 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce

Soak noodles in water for 5 minutes until soft then drain. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat and stir fry shallot and the roasted chili powder until fragrant and color changes. Add pork, stir until cooked then add bean curd, dried shrimp and salted Chinese radish. Push the mixture to the back side of the wok. Add noodles and toss them well then add the sugar, fish sauce and tamarind mixture, stir well. Break in egg and stir until done. Add Chinese chives and bean sprouts stir 30 seconds add peanuts and serve.


If you would like to learn how to cook Thai food from Chef Chanrat Karatna at his Thai cooking school in Chiang Mai Thailand, contact us.