This post may contain affiliate links which means I will get a commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Please read my disclosure for details.

Looking for a dish that is full of flavor? Want something quick and easy to make? Enjoy Thai cuisine with this Shrimp Pad Thai with stir fry sauce.

WANT TO SAVE THIS RECIPE?

Enter your email below and we'll send the recipe straight to your inbox!

I love absolutely Thai food. I kid you not, Thai House restaurant in Fairbanks, Alaska, was my hot spot when I lived in the area.

Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout! Here's how to cook this tantalizing dish at home. #padthai #shrimp

A simple Google search brings up an overwhelming list of Pad Thai and Stir Fry Sauce recipes.

So if you’re tired of searching, you’re in the right spot. I’ve eaten loads of Pad Thai. Some were great and others were nothing to write home about.

I always felt as if something was missing. It needed more tang, more sweetness, more punch…

Looking for a dish that is full of flavor? Want something quick and easy to make? Enjoy Thai cuisine with this Shrimp Pad Thai with stir fry sauce. #shrimp #thai #padthai

As any great cook would, I put my brain to work. So here’s a great Shrimp Pad Thai and Stir Fry Sauce recipe that will not disappoint.

This dish is rich in tantalizing flavors, and the fragrant smell lingers. This recipe is hands-down one of the easiest and tastiest dishes for Pad Thai food lovers.

Finger licking-good Stir Fry Sauce. This is without a doubt the best stir fry sauce you've ever had.

Stir Fry Sauce

Yield: 1 Cup
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes

Finger licking-good Stir Fry Sauce. This is without a doubt the best stir fry sauce you've ever had.

Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup broth
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil (or any oil)
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tsp ginger
  • ½ Tsp chili powder (optional)
  • ½ Tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

    In a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients. Set aside until ready to use.

    Finger licking-good Stir Fry Sauce. This is without a doubt the best stir fry sauce you've ever had.

Notes

Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to one week.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 112Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 584mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g

* Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for the most accurate results.

Love this recipe? Save for later!

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Now, moving on to the Shrimp Pad Thai itself. This is the fun part.

Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout! Here's how to cook this tantalizing dish at home. #padthai #shrimp

Shrimp Pad Thai

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • ½ Pound shrimp
  • 2 Cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Pound rice noodles, cooked
  • 2 Eggs, scrambled
  • Stir fry sauce
  • 1 Cup red cabbage, shredded
  • ¾ Cup carrots, shredded
  • Topping - Chopped peanuts, chopped cilantro, chili flakes, and lemon juice

Instructions

    1. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes per side or until pink.

      Looking for a dish that is full of flavor? Want something quick and easy to make? Enjoy Thai cuisine with this Shrimp Pad Thai with stir fry sauce. #shrimp #thai #padthai
    2. Add the mushrooms and cook for 3 more minutes stirring occasionally. Add the cooked rice noodles and toss to incorporate.

    3. Push everything to the side and add the scrambled eggs. Whisk to scramble a bit and then toss so everything gets coated with the egg.

    4. Add the stir fry sauce and continue tossing and cooking for 3 minutes.


      Looking for a dish that is full of flavor? Want something quick and easy to make? Enjoy Thai cuisine with this Shrimp Pad Thai with stir fry sauce. #shrimp #thai #padthai
    5. Add the shredded cabbage and carrots and cook, tossing constantly for 5 minutes.

      Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout! Here's how to cook this tantalizing dish at home. #padthai #shrimp
    6. Serve and top with cilantro, peanuts, chili flakes, and a squeeze of lemon juice.

      Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout! Here's how to cook this tantalizing dish at home. #padthai #shrimp
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 372Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 204mgSodium: 653mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 25g

* Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for the most accurate results.

Love this recipe? Save for later!

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Finally, an easy & delicious Shrimp Pad Thai recipe that is better than takeout! Here's how to cook this tantalizing dish at home. #padthai #shrimp

Frequently Asked Questions about Shrimp Pad Thai and Stir Fry Sauce

What exactly is Pad Thai?

Pad Thai is a tasty dish that is rich in flavor from its ingredients mainly fish sauce (or shrimp), wide rice noodles, peanut/peanut butter, and sugar.

How long does shrimp Pad Thai last?

Pad Thai and many other noodle dishes typically last up to three days when kept refrigerated. The noodles soak up the sauce from the Stir Fry giving it an unpleasant soggy texture.

Is Pad Thai sauce spicy?

Pad Thai sauce can be prepared spicy, if that’s your preference. You can easily omit the chili powder and still cook a delicious sauce. I prefer mine mild-medium hot.

What can I add to stir fry for flavor?

You can add herbs like basil and cilantro, spices like cumin and coriander, citrus zest, and fruit juice.

What goes with stir fry instead of rice?

You can serve stir fry with fried rice, vegetables, egg rolls, spring rolls, fruit, and even salad. You have a lot of options (source).

Looking for a dish that is full of flavor? Want something quick and easy to make? Enjoy Thai cuisine with this Shrimp Pad Thai with stir fry sauce. #shrimp #thai #padthai

I hope you’ve enjoyed learning about our scrumptious Shrimp Pad Thai with Stir Fry Sauce!

If your taste buds are craving more delicious Asian-inspired dishes, be sure to check out this Pancit Bihon recipe.

This classic Filipino dish is loaded with tender chicken, nutritious veggies, and delicate rice noodles, making it a perfect addition to your culinary repertoire.

But hey, why stop there? If you’re a true pasta enthusiast like me, you’ll absolutely love this scrumptious Cottage Cheese Pasta Sauce.

Picture this: whole wheat penne pasta drenched in a creamy, savory sauce that features garlic, fire-roasted diced tomatoes, and a surprising twist – cottage cheese! Trust me; this dish will make your taste buds dance with delight.

And just like that, your Shrimp Pad Thai with Stir Fry Sauce is ready to serve! Savor the mouthwatering flavors and revel in the satisfaction of mastering this Thai classic.

Remember, a good meal is best shared with great company, so don’t forget to invite your loved ones to join the feast. Bon appétit! ??️

Loved this recipe? You’ll love these popular recipes:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *