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Quick and easy Pad-Thai


If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to incorporate vegetables into your meal, this is a winner!

Ingredients:

Stir-fry rice noodles

3 Tbs. dark brown sugar

2 Tbs. soy sauce

Couple dashes of Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup lime juice

1 1/2 Tbsp. fish sauce (If I don’t have fish sauce on hand, I just increase the soy sauce a bit more to get the salty flavor)

Vegetables (I use what I have on hand. Usually onions, peppers, carrots, spinach, mushrooms and corn)

1/2 to 1 cup peanuts (to taste)

1-2 lbs. meat (shrimp, chicken, fish or beef)

1 tsp. Siracha or red pepper flakes (optional)

4 eggs

1 Tbs. garlic

Instructions:

Prepare stir-fry rice noodles as labeled on the package

In a small bowl, whisk the brown sugar, lime juice, soy sauce, fish sauce and Worcestershire sauce until the brown sugar dissolves. Set aside.

Slice up all vegetables you choose to use

Cook the meat in a large skillet.

Add the vegetables to the cooked meat in the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender.

Once vegetables are tender, move all ingredients to one side of the pan. Crack 4 eggs into the clear side of the pan.  Cook eggs thoroughly and scramble lightly.

Mix all ingredients in the pan. Add cooked noodles to the pan and toss together in the skillet with the sauce you prepare. Serve hot.

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Written by Jessie Veeder

Jessie Veeder

Jessie is a singer/songwriter/writer and statewide columnist living on her family’s ranch near Watford City with her husband and daughter. She blogs at veederranch.com . Reach her at jessieveeder@gmail.com. (facebook.com/veederranch)

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