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vegan pad thai topped with roasted peanuts and served with lime wedges and chopsticks.

The Easiest Vegan Pad Thai

Course: Main
Cuisine: thai
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 347kcal
The Easiest Vegan Pad Thai EVER! Ready in less than 30 minutes, naturally gluten-free and easy to customize with your favorite veggies!
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  • 200 g flat rice noodles
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced
  • 1 red chilli finely sliced
  • 60 g snow peas
  • 100 g sprouting broccoli
  • 4 baby corns roughly chopped
  • 100 g red cabbage finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot peeled and julienned
  • 50 g dry roasted peanuts roughly chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • handful of fresh cilantro leaves finely chopped

For the sauce:

  • 60 ml gluten-free soy sauce or tamari or fish sauce for non-vegan version
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind paste thinned with 2 tsp of water
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes


  • Soak the noodles in lukewarm water for 6-7 min. Then drain and rinse under cool water and set aside in a colander.
  • In a small bowl, combine together soy sauce,tamarind, sugar, and red pepper flakes.
  • Heat a large wok over medium heat. Swirl a glug of olive oil in the pan,add in garlic and chilli and stir fry for a few seconds. Remove them from the pan and set aside.
  • Add into the pan sprouting broccoli, snow peas, baby corn, carrots and red cabbage and stir-fry for a 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the noodles and sauce and combine with the rest of the ingredients. Add in the garlic and chilli previously set aside and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, then remove from the pan.
  • Squeeze the juice of a lime over the noodles, then sprinkle the spring onion, cilantro and roasted peanuts on top and serve.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.


You can substitute tamarind paste with the juice of ½ lime.
You can substitute soy sauce with tamari sauce
Make sure you do not over cook the rice noodles, otherwise, they'll become very soggy.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1044mg | Potassium: 375mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3632IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg