Pad Thai Noodles

Serves: 4 

Pad thai noodles14 oz/1 packetcook for 15 mins in warm water
Napa cabbage1/2 smallshredded
Carrots2 mediumjulienne
Broccoli1 smallchopped
Tofu2 cupsfried
Garlic7-8 medium clovesminced
Red chili flakesto taste
Bean sproutshandful
Green onions1 bunchchopped
Roasted peanuts7-8 tbspbroken
For the sauce:
Brown sugar2-3 tbsp
Lemon juice2 medium
Soy sauce8 tbsp
Water1/3 cup

  1. Mix all the sauce ingredients in a pan and bring to boil.
  2. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until the sauce is slightly thick
  3. Sauté the red chili flakes, garlic, carrots and broccoli for a few minutes
  4. Add the sauce, tofu and noodles. Toss to combine.
  5. Garnish with crushed peanuts, chopped green onions and a sprig of cilantro

The cooked noodles should be slightly chewy but not mushy. You can add the noodles to the pot of water after you turn off the heat and let it soak for 15 minutes. Keep checking in between to make sure noodles don't over cook.