Perfect Pad Thai

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    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
My Street Food Kitchen

By Jennifer Joyce

Published 2015

  • About

Until recently, making the perfect pad Thai had eluded me. I tried numerous renditions but it never had the wow factor. A talented chef called Alima, from Krabi, showed me how it was done. Two important light bulb moments happened: firstly, you can’t make a big batch in one wok, because it goes soggy (most Thais cook individual portions); secondly, the noodles should be firm when they go into the wok. The high heat and smaller quantity of noodles finish the cooking and create the ultimate t