Pad Thai

So full of flavours - your tongue will be having a party!


1 red onion, finely sliced

1 leek, finely sliced

1 egg, whisked

large handful of beansprouts

1 tsp of ginger, grated

1 garlic clove, grated

splash of sesame oil

low salt soy sauce

1 tablespoon fish sauce

300g rice noodles

Handful cooked chicken or cooked prawns (optional)

to garnish:

1 fresh red chilli (sliced)

2 tablespoons crushed peanuts

2 spring onions finely sliced

pinch of dried chilli flakes,


Fresh mint


Serve veggie, or with chicken/prawns

Serves 2

  1. Start by cooking the rice noodles in pan of boiling water following the packet instructions.

  2. Next place all the raw ingredients in a hot wok with a splash of sesame oil, toss and cook for 2-3 mins.

  3. If adding chicken or prawns, add them now and cook for another 3-4 mins.

  4. Now add the whisked egg and drained cooked noodles, tossing ingredients quickly while adding the soy sauce and fish sauce.

  5. Finally divide between 2 large bowls and top with the garnish ingredients and serve.