Pad Thai is the business card of Thailand. The reason why Pad Thai is special and delicious is because of its unique taste and texture. It is a bit sweet in salty, and the taste will not be monotonous. Every ingredient in the plate is in a good relationship with the neighbors, with a wonderful sense of nature. It is delicious and easy to make you feel full, and it is suitable for almost all people to eat. When you walk in Thailand or travel around the world, and suddenly see a place selling Pad Thai, you may naturally buy a plate of Pad Thai because its taste has always been with you!
Now let's share the approach to make the Pad Thai:
Sauce: 3 tablespoons of Palm Sugar, 1/4 cup of tamarind sauce, 2 tablespoons of fish sauce, 3 tablespoons of water.
Pad Thai: Pad Thai 120g, appropriate fresh shrimp, chopped green onion shallot to chop for about 3 tablespoons, garlic 2 cloves, dried shrimp to chop for 1 tablespoon, smoked bean curd 2-3 pieces, beet 1/4 cup, 2 eggs, appropriate amount of bean sprouts, appropriate amount of leeks, appropriate amount of ground peanuts, and a lime. If you have no coconut sugar, it can be replaced with brown sugar, beet and dried shrimp can be removed if you also have not them.
Step 1: Soak Pad Thai in clean water according to the packaging instructions, and drain for use. Mix the ingredients needed for the sauce and use.
Step 2: Add the appropriate amount of oil to the pot, fry the fresh shrimp and remove it for use. Stir-fry shallots, garlic, dried fish, beet, and smoked bean curd into a pan.
Step 3: After the ingredients are slightly browned, add the Pad Thai and sauce and stir-fry until the sauce is dry. Decide whether you need to add an appropriate amount of water according to the situation. Wait until the Pad Thai become soft and chewy.
Step 4: Push the ingredients in the pot to the side of the pot, leaving half of the space, add the right amount of oil, and scramble the eggs.
Step 5: When the eggs are almost ready, add bean sprouts, leeks, peanuts, and the fresh shrimp prepared before, turn off the heat, and stir all the ingredients evenly.
Step 6: Put all items out the pan and serve with more fresh bean sprouts, leeks, peanuts, chili powder, sugar, and lime. Then the Pad Thai is done!
Here are 5 authentic Pad Thai restaurants in Bangkok:
Pad Thai Thip Samai
Address: 313-315 Maha Chai Rd, Khwaeng Samran Rat, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200 Thailand (No. 313 Mahachai Road in the old town, walk near Wat Saket Temple, and find the queued crowd.)
Opening hours: 17:00-02:00 from Monday to Friday, 17:00-00:00 on Saturday, closed on Sunday
Phone number: +66 2 226 6666
Address: 21-23 ถนน เจริญกรุง 44 แขวง สาทรเหนือ Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500 Thailand (It's located in a small street between the Robinson Mall and the Shangri-La Hotel.).
Opening hours: 11:00 to 22:00 daily
Phone: +66 2 060 5553
Pad Thai Ekamai（ผัดไทเอกมัย）
Address: 303/4 Soi Sukhumvit 63, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Opening hours: 11:00–00:00 from Tuesday to Saturday, open 24 hours on Sunday, 00:00–04:00, 11:00–04:00 on Monday
Phone: +66 82 022 5000
Pad Thai Mae Am (ผัดไทยแม่อัม)
Address: 5 2253/5 Rama IV Rd, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110 Thailand (opposite Klong Toey Market)
Opening hours: 11:00-22:00, closed on Saturday
Phone: +66 89 230 4302
Address: Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok ถนน พระราม 1 Khwaeng Lumphini, เขต ลุมพินี Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Thailand
Opening hours: 10:00-21:30 every day
Phone: +66 (0) 2 250 7707