Chicken pad Thai

Chicken pad Thai

This quick and simple pad Thai can be made in minutes. By using cooked chicken you can keep the cooking time short.



  1. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, then drain and set aside.

  2. In a pestle and mortar, grind the garlic, coriander stalks, chilli and lime zest to a paste.

  3. Heat the oil in a wok or a large frying pan until just at smoking point. Add the paste and fry for 1 minute, or until aromatic. Add the chicken, half the spring onions and half the bean sprouts and cook for 2 minutes, stirring well to coat everything in the paste.

  4. Add the drained noodles and mix well. Stir in the lime juice, fish sauce and sugar and cook for 2 minutes.

  5. Pour in the egg and mix until just cooked. Serve the pad Thai with the coriander leaves, lime wedges, peanuts and remaining spring onions and bean sprouts.