Enjoy all the flavors of Thai food in this healthier alternative. Clean Eating Chicken Pad Thai is simple to make, filled with veggies, and truly delicious!
When Tyler and I first started dating, I had never tried Thai food. I’ve never really liked the flavor/heaviness of Chinese food, and thought that they would be very similar. Plus- if it was up to me to chose where we’re going to go out for dinner – I’d always choose Italian. Pasta = everything. Fact.
Tyler will literally eat just about anything, but I’m pretty picky. So when he picked Thai food on a date – I thought for sure that I wouldn’t like it. Turns out I was wrong. I’ve since fallen in love with Thai food + can’t get enough of it- which is why I recreated it at home.
If you’ve ever tried Thai food – you probably know that it is a sodium over load + can leave you feeling pretty gross after you enjoy it. Most Thai sauces are based with soy + fish sauce, many of which include high fructose corn syrup + MSG. Going out and enjoying Thai food every once in a while won’t hurt you – but it’s pretty easy to make with out the junk!
This recipe has been on the blog for a while, and it’s one of our go-to’s for an easy one pan dinner. The photos we had up here weren’t doing it justice – so over the weekend when I was making it for my lunch for the week, I decided to take new pictures.
I like to use zucchini noodles in this recipe, but if you want a more authentic pad thai, you could use these Brown Rice Noodles which are great.
Have you ever tried making your favorite dish from a restaurant at home? What was it??
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