Sukhothai Pad Thai

Sukhothai Pad Thai

World Cuisine Asian Thai

This dish can be made with shrimp, chicken or pork instead of tofu. Look for the more exotic items in the Asian foods section at your local grocery store. Adjust the pad Thai sauce ingredients to taste.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 619
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
  • 1 (12 ounce) package dried rice noodles
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu, cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cups ground peanuts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground, dried oriental radish
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 cups fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  • 1   To prepare Pad Thai sauce: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, blend sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and tamarind pulp.
  • 2   To make Pad Thai: Soak rice noodles in cold water until soft; drain. In a large skillet or wok over medium heat, warm oil and add garlic and eggs; scramble the eggs. Add tofu and stir until well mixed; add noodles and stir until cooked.
  • 3   Stir in Pad Thai sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Stir in peanuts and ground radish. Remove from heat and add chives and paprika.
  • 4   Serve with lime and bean sprouts on the side.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 34g 52%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 1010mg 40%
Potassium 459mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 64.1g 21%
Dietary Fiber 5.3g 21%
Protein 19.5g 39%
Sugars 18g  
Vitamin A 784IU  
Vitamin C 8mg  
Calcium 345mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 9mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 97mg  
Folate 88mcg