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Pad Thai - the 'national' delicacy of the land of the Golden Temple

 Thailand - a country famous for its sacred temples, but the cuisine here also makes tourists miss and love it. The most worth mentioning is Pad Thai - the national delicacy of the land of the Golden Temple.

Talking about the attractiveness of a country for tourists, in addition to the beautiful scenery of nature and diverse entertainment places, we cannot help but mention the cuisine of that country. 

The cuisine of a country is the fastest way to make visitors always remember this place. And Thailand too, not only owns beautiful places to play like paradise, but Thai cuisine is also extremely attractive to tourists from all over the world. And in the list of delicious dishes in Thailand, we can't help but mention Pad Thai


History of Pad Thai

In the 1930s when King Phibun was still reigning, in order to renew and develop the country he changed the name from Siam to Thailand, he also chose a new national anthem and found a dish to spread the culture. national cuisine to the whole world. And in the competition to find that dish, Pad Thai was born. 
 

pad thaiPad Thai - the "national" delicacy of the land of the Golden Temple


Influenced by Chinese cuisine, the main ingredient of this dish is fried noodles. However, Pad Thai has created its own unique feature, which is the sauce. The sauce of this special dish is balanced by a combination of flavors such as sour, spicy, salty and sweet. And it is because of this harmonious combination that visitors always remember when tasting. 


Ingredients of Thai Stir-Fried Noodles

With the desire to popularize the national cultural identity, Pad Thai stir-fried pho is also encouraged to use this dish for main meals as a way to protect their health.

The ingredients of this "national" dish are extremely diverse, in addition to the main ingredients such as noodles, shrimp, tofu, its ingredients are also combined with chicken, beef, green vegetables, eggs and bean sprouts. . 
 

che-bien-pad-thai_1The ingredients of Pad Thai are diverse and rich


With a variety of ingredients, everyone can make this Pad Thai by themselves to their liking. The secret to making the dish more delicious is the recipe and the spices used. A standard Pad Thai dish is to taste the sweetness of shrimp, the spicy taste of chili, the aroma of chives and the acrid taste of banana flowers.

In addition, Pad Thai stir-fried noodle soup is also chosen as a dietary dish of Thai people because this dish is rich in nutrients, easy to prepare, and users can add a lot of green vegetables and still feel delicious. 


How to prepare Pad Thai

To be able to cook Thai fried noodles , the first thing you need to do is prepare the following ingredients:

- Pho, fresh shrimp, bean sprouts, fried tofu, peanuts, shallot leaves, egg, beef and chicken breast

- Spices: sugar, fish sauce, tamarind sauce, seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic, fresh chili, paprika, red onion, lemon 

- Green vegetables, a little carrot

Process materials

First, you soak the noodles for 15 minutes. During the soaking time, take advantage of the time to peel the shrimp, mince the garlic, finely chop the onion leaves and cut the chives.
 

cong-thuc-pad-thaiThe main ingredients of this dish include: Pho cake, fresh shrimp, bean sprouts, fried tofu, peanuts, shallot leaves, eggs


Tofu fried, you cut into small squares, just eat. Peanuts you bring to the stove to roast until crispy, remove the shell, then pound


Make the divine Pad Thai sauce

To make the divine Pad Thai sauce , first you add 2 tablespoons of tamarind sauce, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1/4 teaspoon of paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Then you mix them well until they're all mixed together


How to cook Pad Thai

First, heat the pan with a little oil, then add the garlic and saute until fragrant. Next, add the shrimp and sauté until the shrimp is tender. Continue, you add noodles and tofu and stir well.


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How to prepare Pad Thai
 
nguyen-lieu-pad-thaiHow to prepare Pad Thai


Crack the eggs and the pan, stir the eggs continuously until the eggs solidify. Next, pour the divine sauce mixture into the pan. Finally, when the sauce starts to boil, quickly add chopped scallions and chives, stir well and pour on a plate to enjoy. 

Considered as the national dish of Thailand, Pad Thai is often present in the daily meals of the people here. You can find this dish right at markets, street eateries, even in high-end stores. If you have the opportunity to discover Thailand , you must try once to taste this special fried noodle dish.