Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Pad See Ew (Thai Stir Fried Noodles)

Pad See Ew
Pad See Ew, which potential “stir fried soy sauce noodles, is an ultra established Thai road meals meal and possibly most likely essentially the foremost established noodle dish at Thai restaurants in Western countries.

You would possibly have tried and been disappointed by means of way of unique recipes within the past. It all comes down to the sauce. You should get the sauce right!

I can’t count the place I originally got the recipe from. Probably from David Thompson, the noted Australian chef who has dedicated his life to studying the art of Thai cooking. I’ve made it so many occasions over the years, I can virtually make it with my eyes closed. (Not really….but you recognize what I mean!)

So I needed to really degree the foods nicely to share the recipe!

Chopsticks pulling up Pad See Ew

What is going in Pad See Ew
Here’s what you would like for Pad See Ew. You can discover all those foods in big supermarkets nowadays!

Pad See Ew has a sweet-savoury-touch-of-sour flavour, and here is made with a mixture of here ingredients:

Dark soy sauce – for flavour and staining the noodles a darkish brown
Ordinary or pale soy sauce – for seasoning
Oyster sauce – key ingredient, it’s like 10 difference sauces combined up in a single bottle!
Vinegar – to steadiness the candy and savoury
Sugar – for sweetness
Ingredients in Pad See Ew sauce

Noodles for Pad See Ew
Pad See Ew is traditionally made with Sen Yai, which are wide, thin contemporary rice noodles that aren't simply accessible. Even most Asian shops in Sydney don't promote them – you typically ought to cross to a Thai grocery store.

So it's perfectly acceptable, and simply as delicious, to make them with any giant flat rice noodles. I use dried rice noodles labelled as “Pad Thai” Rice Noodles (pictured below) simply due to the fact they're the widest handy on the supermarket.

Once rehydrated, they’re essentially Sen Yai Noodles – simply no longer fairly as wide.

This is a key actual component in Pad See Ew. Otherwise identified as Gai Lan or Kai lan, it’s leafy and seems to be fairly unique to broccoli, but you’ll discover a similarity within the feel of the stems (hence the name).

If you can’t discover it, simply sub with unique Asian greens, or a mixture of broccoli or broccolini + spinach.

Feel loose to make use of unique proteins within the event you wish. But bird is by means of way of far most likely essentially the foremost popular.

Ingredients in Pad See Ew

How to make Thai Stir Fried Noodles
Usually whilst making stir fried noodles, we toss everything collectively in a single big pan or a wok.

But for Pad See Ew made at home, I do issues differently to finest replicate a cafe flavour and minimise noodle breakage:

Cook bird and vegetables first, then remove
Add noodles and sauce, toss to caramelise (just 15 seconds), then upload bird and vegetables again in
Reason: A signature flavour in Pad See Ew is the caramelisation of the noodles. Restaurants and road owners acquire this with tremendous powered gasoline stoves with fiery warmth that you’ll by means of way of no potential discover in a dwelling kitchen.  The in simple terms method to replicate that caramelisation on the noodles on a dwelling kitchen range is to declutter the wok and cook dinner the noodles separately – the noodles will caramelise in 15 seconds.

The unique motive is that rice noodles smash within the event you toss them too much. Doing the two-stage toss makes it a lot simpler and quicker to disperse the sauce and deliver the Pad See Ew together.

Trust me in this point. I’ve made a LOT of Pad See Ew at dwelling in my time, and the two-stage toss it the simplest and most nice technique!

How to make Pad See Ew

Also worth of discover – you’ll love the method the egg is cooked in Pad See Ew! Using a standard Thai technique, the unique foods within the wok/skillet are driven to the aspect to make room to scramble the egg, then combined up with everything else.

Pad See Ew in a wok, contemporary off the stove

As with all stir fries, as soon as you leap cooking, it strikes very fast! So have everything willing and able to throw into the wok simply due to the fact there’s no longer time to be scrambling round the kitchen!

If you desire so as to feature a contemporary side, attempt this Asian Slaw – it’s a huge all rounder that is going with all Asian foods. – Nagi x

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Close up of Pad See Ew noodles on a plate with chopsticks, able to be eaten

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Close up of Pad See Ew noodles on a plate with chopsticks, able to be eaten
Pad See Ew - Thai Stir Fried Noodles
 Author: Nagi | RecipeTin Eats Prep: 8 mins Cook: 10 mins Total: 18 mins Noodles, Stir Fry Thai
4.94 from 131 votes
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Recipe video above. Pad See Ew (which potential Stir Fried Soy Sauce noodles) is certainly one of most likely essentially the foremost established Thai road foods. Traditionally made with Sen Yai which are wide, thin rice noodles which aren't that simple to come by. So use dried rice noodles rather - I've eaten sufficient Pad See Ew at Thai restaurants to guarantee you that there could be no longer any compromise on flavour!


200g / 7 oz dried giant rice stick noodles , or 15 oz / 450g contemporary giant flat rice noodles (Sen Yai) (Note 1)
2 tbsp darkish soy sauce (Note 2)
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tsp soy sauce (all aim or light, Note 3)
2 tsp white vinegar (plain white vinegar)
2 tsp sugar (any type)
2 tbsp water

3 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil , separated
2 cloves garlic cloves, very finely chopped
1 cup / 150g / 5oz bird thighs (boneless, skinless), sliced (Note 4)
1 big egg
4 stems Chinese broccoli (Note 5)


Chinese Broccoli - trim ends, cut into 7.5cm/3" pieces. Separate leaves from stems. Cut thick stems in half vertically so they're no wider than 0.8cm / 0.3" thick.

Noodles - Prepare according to packet directions and drain. Time it so they're cooked simply earlier than utilizing - don't depart cooked rice noodles mendacity around, they smash within the wok.
Sauce - Mix foods till sugar dissolves.


Heat 1 tbsp oil in a really big heavy founded principally skillet or wok over excessive heat.
Add garlic, cook dinner 15 seconds. Add chicken, cook dinner till it principally adjustments from pink to white.

Add Chinese broccoli stems, cook dinner till bird is virtually cooked through.
Add Chinese broccoli leaves, cook dinner till simply wilted.

Push everything to at least one side, crack egg in and scramble. Remove everything onto a plate (scrape wok clean).

Return wok to stove, warmth 2 tbsp oil over excessive heat.

Add noodles and Sauce. Toss as few occasions as one could to disperse Sauce and make edges of noodles caramelise.

Quickly upload bird and veg again in, and toss to disperse. Serve immediately!SOURCE>>