Everyone is home from college and all of a sudden it's hard to feed everyone again. I have no idea who suggested we try to make Pad Thai (or why, we never eat Thai food as a family) -- but I did, and it worked out really well. This recipe was adapted from The Gourmet Cookbook. This was such a hit that we didn't even have leftovers!
4T. Oyster Sauce
7 oz dried flat rice noodles
2 T. vegetable oil
2 large egg, lightly beaten
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 small shallots, coarsely chopped
1 chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
1 package of baked tofu (rinsed, patted dry and cut into cubes)
1 bunch scallions chopped
4 T crushed roasted peanuts
1 1/2 t. red pepper flakes
Boil a big pot of water, add the noodles, remove from heat and let soak for 8 minutes
Meanwhile, add oil to a wok and heat, then scramble the eggs, remove from wok
Add more oil to the wok and cook garlic and shallots, add chicken and cook through. When chicken is cooked, add tofu for about 1 minute. Transfer everything to the bowl with the eggs.
Put noodles in the wok, add oyster sauce, add eggs and chicken, toss in scallions, peanuts and red pepper flakes, toss to combine. Serve with lime wedges.