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Instant Pot Chicken Pad Thai

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 1/2 cup sauce (jarred pad thai, I like Thai Kitchen brand)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 package rice noodles (thick)
  • 1 cup carrot (matchsticks)
  • 1/2 yellow pepper (each red and, sliced)
  • 4 green onions (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup peanuts (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro (fresh)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium26% DV630mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs4% DV13g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories260Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Katlyn Marie 4 days ago
    Fantastic! We made a few adjustments and added broccoli and scrambled eggs and we also mixed in some sweet Thai chili sauce afterwards...yum! We could only find the thin rice noodles, so that’s what we used, cooked for 6 minutes and it came out perfectly! I think we’ll definitely be making this again!
    Amanda 2 months ago
    I really wanted to like it. Just didn’t. The noodles weren’t even close to done. The chicken was at least. It just felt like it was missing so much.
    Amy Cox 3 months ago
    Good. Used water noodles instead of egg noodles.
    SherrylAnn Stewart 5 months ago
    Great. Never had chicken Pad Thai before. The rice noodles weren't completely cooked. I thought they needed another minute or two. No left overs! Will definitely make again.
    Devin Foster 6 months ago
    Absolutely delicious and so easy I want to figure out a way to try it with shrimp
    Jessica 6 months ago
    Made it with carrots snap peas and spinach turned out well
    Devin 6 months ago
    Delicious and so easy!
    Aimee Messing 7 months ago
    Delicious. Will definitely make it again. I did follow other suggestions to sauté garlic in spicy peanut oil first and I added egg. And 4 minutes wasn’t even enough to cook noodles all the way through, they were hard. Next time will cook for 6 minutes. I like to add the bean sprouts as a garnish over the top at the end. The cold fresh crunch is a nice compliment to the dish.
    Olga Gorelik 7 months ago
    Great basic recipe. I would cook garlic in sesame oil for a minute to start and also add cooked egg and bean sprouts to the carrots. I took out the pepper as suggested. A wedge of lime on the side is awesome too!
    CatCooks 7 months ago
    GREAT loved it, easy, and fast. Yum
    Tom 8 months ago
    Very easy and tasted great!
    Rose 8 months ago
    Very tasty and easy to make
    Rick Hernandez 8 months ago
    Second dish I cooked in the Instant Pot so, this was amazing. I sautéed the garlic and oil in the beginning for just a minute to slightly brown, let it cool then added the remaining ingredients in the order suggested by the author. So good! I cooked longer for 6 minutes but noodles almost didn’t make it with that suggestion from other reviewers...I think you’ll want to go for closer to 4 minutes. Squirted a little lime and sriracha and it was so much better than the local Thai place we always go to. Adding the vegetables at the end really freshened up the dish as well, my partner has been kind of iffy on the Instant Pot idea but he was really impressed with this meal and he’s pretty picky about homemade Thai. I think I’ll try making a less sugary Pad Thai sauce next time, but overall this was perfect. 9.5/10
    Tara Robert 9 months ago
    Quick, very easy, and delicious recipe!
    Marshall 9 months ago
    Good but chicken was a little dry
    Trea Johnson 9 months ago
    Turned out great. I cooked it for 6 minutes based on others’ reviews. Next time I will do maybe 3 minutes as the noodles were a little mushy. I also doubled the recipe, held the peppers and added pre-cooked eggs. I cooked mine in the 8 qt Instant Pot and had no issues. Turned out great!
    Bliss 9 months ago
    Very good! Will keep this one in the vault
    Oberstadt 10 months ago
    Made as instructed, was delicious! The only thing I would do differently was that instead of using the thicker noodles, which ended up being very slightly chewy, I would use the thin rice noodles. Will make again for sure!
    SamandTracy a year ago
    Turned out great and really easy to make. Would make again.
    Denise King a year ago
    This was really good and quick. I made a few changes but overall a great recipe.
    Jennifer Lüers a year ago
    My husband said it tasted like restaurant quality pad Thai. Followed some other users suggestions and cooked it for 6 minutes.
    Kim Jay a year ago
    my family actually said it was better than our local thai place, and it was SO FAST and easy!
    Josette Ciolino a year ago
    It turned out good, per my husband but I did it think it tasted anything like restaurant PadThai. A little disappointed.
    Beverly a year ago
    One of the easiest recipes I’ve ever made! I increased the amount of the chicken and liquids, as well as increasing the cooking time to 6 minutes. I had 3 stalks of celery leftover in the fridge, so added that as well. Came out great! Next time I will sauté the chicken before pressure cooking (I just like the flavor of the browned meat) and maybe some spicy chili sauce as my own choice.
    Dave a year ago
    Noodles were mushy in some parts and crunchy in others. I think that is due to using instant pot on plus side my 15 year old was able to make it while I was at work
    McCowan a year ago
    I'll admit, this was my first time trying pad thai at all, so I really can't compare this to any other recipe. My wife on the other hand gave it two thumbs up. We followed the instructions to the letter and came out great.
    Always so good. I prefer this recipe to takeout!
    Deanna a year ago
    Part of the noodles didn’t soften. Probably my error.
    Bec a year ago
    Very good for the whole family! Added an additional half cup of water 5he sicind time around and added additional pepper and also green cabbage, about half cup
    jeremy a year ago
    Easy and delicious. My favorite.