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paleo pad thai on a plate with peanuts on top

Paleo Pad Thai

Course Meals
Cuisine Asian
Keyword dinner, easy, meals, thai, whole30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 servings
780kcal
Cost 8
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Equipment

  • high speed blender
  • frying pan

Ingredients

For the sauce:

  • 1/3 cup sesame oil avocado oil for AIP
  • 1/2 cup almond butter or peanut butter. Tigernut butter for AIP
  • 3 limes juiced
  • 1 tbsp ginger freshly grated
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup poblano pepper can use thai chilies for a spicier touch. omit for AIP
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1/3 cup water

For the pad thai:

  • 6 cups noodles I like spaghetti squash noodles or butternut squash noodles. You can even use cassava noodles or zucchini noodles for a low carb option. See notes above about how to make spaghetti squash.
  • 2 eggs omit for AIP
  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

To serve:

  • fresh cilantro
  • limes
  • crushed peanuts omit for AIP

Instructions

For the sauce:

  • Place all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.

For the pad thai:

  • For the cassava noodles, make according to the box. If you are making homemade zoodles, place the zoodles in a frying pan with 1 tbsp cooking oil for 3-5 minutes until they soften up.

For the noodles:

  • Add the avocado oil to the pan. Thinly slice the chicken breasts and season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken and onion to the pan and sautee for 5 minutes. Then, crack in the egg (omit for AIP.) Cook for an additional 5 minutes while constantly breaking up the egg. Add in the shredded carrots and veggie noodles. Pour in the sauce. Garnish with lime juice and cilantro to serve.
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Notes

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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 780kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 59g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g | Monounsaturated Fat: 29g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 1175mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3949IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 3mg
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