Quick Pad Thai


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Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups


  • 6 ounces whole wheat thin spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons oil (canola or vegetable), divided
  • 24 ounces frozen vegetable mix
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup peanuts, chopped


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain in colander. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil.
  2. Defrost vegetables in microwave for 5 minutes as spaghetti cooks.
  3. Combine soy sauce, water, peanut butter, and sugar in a small bowl. Stir until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken pieces. Cook and stir until no longer pink.
  5. Crack eggs into a small bowl and beat. Add to skillet with chicken. Scramble until firm. Add the vegetables and spaghetti to the pan with the chicken mixture. Stir to heat through.
  6. Add the soy sauce mixture to the skillet. Stir to coat.
  7. Place in serving bowl and sprinkle peanuts on top.


Wash hands, cutting board, and knife after handling raw chicken.

Use cooked fresh vegetables instead of frozen.

Use either smooth or chunky peanut butter.

Make your own light soy sauce by mixing equal parts water and regular soy sauce.

Add red pepper flakes and lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings Per Recipe
Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups

Amount Per Serving

Calories 430

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 120mg
Sodium 440mg
Total Carbohydrates 47g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 10g
Added Sugars
Protein 24g

Vitamin D 1mcg
Calcium 53mg
Iron 2mg
Potassium 158mg

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently available for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.