Keto Chicken Pad Thai – This low carb chicken pad thai recipe is very easy and flavorful perfect for a keto weeknight meal, made with chicken or shrimp that tastes sweet, sour, and spicy at the same time, and can be ready in just 10 minutes.
Keto Chicken Pad Thai – Important Tips
- Bump up the spice level by adding 1 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes.
- You can use canned bean sprouts if fresh is not available, or else just omit them. Or use spiralized zucchini cut up into 1-2” long pieces and add them raw just before serving.
- Adding 2 tbs peanut butter will be great, or you can use peanut powder instead.
- For the brown sugar substitute use Sukrin Gold or swerve brown sugar substitute or add a pinch of molasses to your sweetener to lower the carb impact. or sub molasses with Splenda brown sugar blend.
- Add a healthy pinch of umami powder for a nice flavor.
- If fresh cilantro is not available use a pinch of dried cilantro.
Can I make this keto chicken peanut pad thai ahead of time?
Yes, you can make it ahead of time, pack them in a sealed container and store them in the refrigerator for 6-7 days.
Can I freeze this low carb chicken pad thai?
Unfortunately, this does not freeze well. To quickly make this recipe, use canned or rotisserie chicken.
- 1 package shirataki fettuccini noodles
- 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut aminos
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce (or low carb soy sauce)
- 2 tablespoons erythritol (or xylitol)
- 1/8-1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or cayenne pepper), to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon blackstrap molasses (or swerve brown sugar)
- 2-3 tablespoons tamarind paste (or fresh lime juice), to taste
- 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil, for cooking
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 30 g bean sprouts (or spiralized zucchini)
- 2 beaten eggs
- 200 g fresh chicken, boneless, skinless, cut into thin strips (or shrimp)
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, torn
- 3 green onions, finely sliced
- 1 lime, quartered
- 1/4 cup unsalted peanuts lightly toasted, chopped
- For the shirataki noodles - Follow the manufacturer’s instructions and prepare the noodles - Drain the noodles first, rinse well in cold water, and for two minutes place in boiling water, then heat a pan over medium heat and dry the noodles. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, add coconut aminos, fish sauce, sweetener, and red pepper flakes. Whisk all together and add about 2 tablespoons of lime juice or tamarind paste to taste.
- Heat a pan over medium heat. Add oil, once a little hot, add garlic and saute until little browned. Add chicken and cook for about 2-5 minutes on each side until just cooked through. Pile the chicken pieces on the edge of the pan.
- Pour the eggs in between and stir to make scrambled eggs, but still moist and tender.
- Pour in the sauce mixture from the bowl and evenly coat with chicken and eggs.
- Add prepared noodles, toss to coat with the sauce. Add bean sprouts and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
- Serve immediately. Garnish with lime, cilantro, sliced green onions, and toasted peanuts before serving.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 314Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 138mgSodium 89mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 2gSugar 1gProtein 22g
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