Thailand’s food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. In many cases, quick to prepare, healthy, inexpensive and tasty, there are few dishes in the world that can compare.
Pad Thai is one of the top 5 most popular street food dishes in the world. A stir-fry dish comprising of rice noodles, tofu, bean sprouts and egg, Pad Thai is one of Thailand’s best-known and most popular dishes. As with so much Thai food, this dish uses the combination of sweet, sour and salty to great effect. The contrast of textures is also important.
Soft rice noodles are flavored with a balance of sugar, tamarind and lime juice or vinegar and fish sauce. Additional ingredients depend upon what is available to the cook: pork, chicken, and/or egg, firm tofu, shrimp, crunchy bean sprouts, roasted peanuts and salty pickled radish are all popular additions. Each diner is free to adjust the dish to his taste at the table with the addition of dried ground red chilies, white vinegar, sugar and fish sauce. Fresh lime wedges usually garnish the plate.
Pad Thai is a popular menu item in Mango 99, our specialist Thai restaurant, and is available for just THB 200 plus plus!