Amazingly Tasty Yet Healthy Pad Thai. Better Than The Original Ones.

Pad Thai with Almond Sauce Recipe

Pad Thai is a popular stir-fried noodle dish made with ingredients like eggs, peanuts, shallots, sprouts, tofu, and meat.. and they are usually cooked with a lot of vegetable oil, which can contain oxidised and unhealthy fats at all which eat it too often will be serious threat to your health, especially for your heart. 

Whereas in this improved version of Pad Thai is noodle-free, veggie-filled, and nutrient-loaded, but is as delicious and nutritious as the original. And improved as in, I do slight adjustment in ingredients use by the original version of this recipe in order to make it a healthier version. Now, let’s take the flavours of Thailand right into your own home by preparing this savoury and satisfying dish for your family!

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Pad Thai with Almond Sauce Recipe

Serving: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded or spinach, chopped
  • ½ cup whole cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind juice
  • 2 tablespoons stevia
  • 2 tablespoons tamari sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon habanero chili, minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup yellow onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced or green apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced, or green beans, thinly sliced
  • 1 Serrano pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups coconut meat, thinly sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 8 whole romaine lettuce leaves

Almond Sauce

  • ½ cup raw almond butter
  • 1½ tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons stevia
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce
  • ¼ cup water, more if necessary
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Procedure:

  1. For the almond sauce: combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more water if needed to thin. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cabbage, cilantro, and lime juice. Sprinkle with salt and let sit for 30 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together tamarind juice, stevia, tamari sauce, garlic, ginger, chili, coconut oil, and salt. Set aside.
  4. Meanwhile combine the onion, cucumber, and bell pepper in a large bowl. Add the cabbage mixture and toss with the tamarind dressing.
  5. Enjoy!

Adapted from Healthy Recipes for Your Nutritional Type

 

Remember, Your Energy Matters. -KayChong

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