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Pad Thai Zoodles

Pad Thai Zoodles - take your favorite Pad Thai recipe and make it healthier with oodles of zoodles instead of high carb noodles, weighing in at a mere 260 calories a serving.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: pad thai, zoodles, zucchini
Servings: 4
Calories: 264kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru

Ingredients

For Pad Thai Sauce

For Pad Thai

  • 2 large zucchini
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 6 oz firm tofu about 1 cup, cut into small cubes
  • 8 oz large shrimp shells off and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 5 green onions roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped

Instructions

  • In a small bowl whisk all the Pad Thai sauce ingredients together. Set aside.
  • Using a spiralizer or a grater, make the noodle strands out of the zucchini. Place in a bowl and set aside.
  • Add the peanut oil to a wok and heat over high heat. Add tofu and shrimp and cook until tofu is lightly browned and shrimp is pink on both sides.
  • Add garlic to the wok and toss everything together, continue cooking for another minute, if heat is too high, turn to medium high.
  • Push the tofu and shrimp to one side of the wok, and crack the eggs in the other side. Using a spatula break the eggs and cook, they should look like scrambled eggs.
  • Add half the bean sprouts, half the peanuts and half the green onions to the wok then pour the sauce over everything. Toss everything together and continue cooking for a 2 more minutes.
  • Add the zoodles to the wok, toss everything together and turn off the heat.
  • Serve while warm and add remaining bean sprouts, green onions and peanuts as garnish.

Notes

If you don't have a spiralizer, use a shredder to shred the zucchini.
 
You can use vegetable oil of sesame oil if you don't have peanut oil.
 
You can make this with chicken.
 
If you don't have sriracha, any chili garlic style hot sauce will work.
 
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
 
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Nutrition

Serving: 235g | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 224mg | Sodium: 1281mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 9.3% | Vitamin C: 35.5% | Calcium: 20% | Iron: 18.6%