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Weeknight Shrimp Pad Thai
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6 ounces stir-fry rice noodles

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon fish sauce, if desired

2 teaspoons chile garlic sauce

1/2 teaspoon sugar

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 pound medium raw shrimp,   peeled, deveined, tails removed, rinsed

6 (1 cup) green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 cup fresh bean sprouts

3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

1/3 cup salted peanuts, chopped


Lime wedges, if desired

 *Substitute 16 ounces chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Prepare rice noodles in boiling water as directed on package.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine soy sauce, fish sauce, if desired, chile garlic sauce and sugar in bowl. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat just until sizzling. Add garlic; sauté 1-2 minutes. Stir in soy sauce mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Place shrimp into skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes. Add green onions; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until shrimp is pink.

  5. STEP 5

    Add cooked rice noodles, bean sprouts and cilantro. Toss, using kitchen tongs, until coated with sauce. Remove from heat.

  6. STEP 6

    Sprinkle with salted peanuts. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Tip #1

If you love spicy Thai food, increase chile garlic sauce as desired.

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