Zucchini Noodle Healthy Pad Thai

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 25 min 4
Zucchini Noodle Healthy Pad Thai
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/4 cup Tamarind paste (for sauce)
1 1/2 tbsp Coconut sugar (for sauce)
1/2 tbsp Sriracha (for sauce)
1 1/2 tbsp Tamari, gluten free, reduced sodium (for sauce)
1/2 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (for sauce)
1/4 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (for sauce - gluten-free)
4 large Zucchini (ends removed)
2 large Carrots (peeled, ends removed)
2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (divided, for pad thai)
2 medium egg Egg (beaten, for pad thai)
2 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (sliced, for pad thai)
3 cup Bean sprouts (for pad thai)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (for pad thai)
2 tbsp Green onion, scallion, ramp (sliced, for pad thai)
1/4 cup Peanuts (chopped, for pad thai)
1 fruit Lime (cut into wedges for serving)

Instructions


Sauce:

  • Mix together the sauce ingredients in a bowl, and set aside.


Noodles:

  • Spiralize into circular ribbons and set aside.


Pad Thai:

1. Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and add in the eggs. Season with salt and pepper, spread it to the edges, then scramble until cooked through. Remove and set aside in a bowl.

 

2. Heat another teaspoon of oil in the pan. Add the chicken breasts over medium high heat and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry until golden and cooked through. Remove to the egg bowl and set aside.


3. Add the sauce to the pan over medium and allow to cook for a few minutes to bubble and get syrupy.

 

4. Add in the zucchini and carrots and cook until slightly softened and coated about 5 minutes.

 

5. Then add in the sprouts, chicken and egg and toss until the sprouts slightly wilt and are coated in the sauce.

Assembly:

  • Divide between four bowls, topped with sliced green onions, peanuts and lime wedges for serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 451
Calories from fat 132
Calories from saturated fat 22.5
Total Fat 14.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.6 g
Cholesterol 151 mg
Sodium 520 mg
Potassium 1674 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 8.0 g
Sugars 25.5 g
Protein 39 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.3
Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 6.2

Energy sources


Pygal36%459.0961243898189157.001768376537629%377.6221159222388282.717775663275535%301.9626130472917154.8723444792338536%29%35%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein and may contribute in muscle growth and repair

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