Shrimp Pad Thai

Ingredients (serves 4):


4 ounces of rice noodles

1 tbsp peanut oil

1/2 onion, julienned

1/2 red bell pepper, julienned

2 cups pre-packaged Broccoli Slaw (sub 1 zucchini, julienned and 2 carrots, julienned)

3 tbsp fish sauce

3 tbsp brown sugar

3 tbsp chicken broth

2 tbsp white vinegar (sub rice vinegar if desired)

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp sambal oelek (chile paste)

1 tbsp peanut oil

1 egg

1/2 cup peanuts, chopped

1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced

1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

1 cup medium shrimp, cooked


Directions:


1. Cook rice noodles according to package directions. Set aside.

2. Heat peanut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add onion and bell pepper. Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add broccoli slaw. Sauté another 1-2 minutes, or until all veggies have softened. Remove from pan, keep warm.

3. Make the sauce- combine fish sauce, brown sugar, chicken broth, vinegar, soy sauce, and chile paste. Whisk to combine. Set aside.

4. Heat remaining peanut oil in large skillet. When warm, add noodles. Toss. Add the sauce. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken. Move noodles to the side, and crack egg in the pan. Let sit for 30 seconds, then begin to sauté again. Once tossed, remove from heat.

5. Add peanuts, onions, cilantro, and shrimp to the pan. Toss to combine. Divide among plates, and serve immediately.