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Vegan Pad Thai

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Pad Thai is a dish that reminds me of my trip to Thailand. The delicious flavors, the variety of ingredients and the unique preparation fascinated me. In search of a vegan recipe to recreate this culinary experience at home, I developed my favorite Pad Thai recipe. I'm sharing it with you here in the hope that you'll enjoy it as much as I do.
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Equipment

Ingredients

These Ingredients make:

2 Portions
  • 1 TL Coconut oil
  • 3 Chili peppers
  • 1 cm Ginger
  • 1 Covenant Spring onions
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Paprika
  • 200 g Tofu
  • 250 g Rice noodles

For the sauce

  • 100 ml Soy sauce
  • 1 TL Tamarind paste
  • 1 EL Syrup e.g. date syrup, maple syrup, agave syrup
  • 2 TL Tomato paste
  • 1 EL Sesame
  • 1 Lime

Toppings

  • Salted peanuts
  • Fresh coriander
  • Lime wedges
  • Chili flakes

Instructions
 

Preparation

  1. Finely chop the chili peppers, ginger, spring onions and garlic.
  2. Cut the carrots and peppers into cubes and dice the tofu.
  3. Cook the rice noodles according to the packet instructions and drain

Fry

  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large pan.
  2. Sauté the chillies, ginger, spring onions and garlic for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots, peppers and tofu and fry for a further 5 minutes until roasted.

Prepare the sauce

  1. Mix together the soy sauce, tamarind paste, date syrup, tomato puree, sesame seeds and lime juice.

Finishing and serving

  1. Add the cooked rice noodles.
  2. Add the sauce and stir well.
  3. Garnish with salted peanuts, fresh coriander, lime wedges and chili flakes.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Pad Thai
Amount per Serving
Calories
623
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Sodium
 
3023
mg
131
%
Potassium
 
427
mg
12
%
Carbohydrates
 
121
g
40
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
20
g
40
%
Vitamin A
 
10673
IU
213
%
Vitamin C
 
15
mg
18
%
Calcium
 
202
mg
20
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.