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Shrimp Pad Thai Loaded Curly Fries

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Cuisine: Thai
Prep Method: Fried

Dish

AppetizerMain Dish

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins

Serving

Serves 12

Ingredients

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Pad Thai Sauce

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) Tamarind Paste
  • 2/3 cup (150g) Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup (60ml) Fish Sauce
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) Oyster Sauce
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Pad Thai Shrimp

  • 2.2 lbs. (1kg) Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) Peanut Oil (Vegetable Oil can be subbed)
  • 1-1/2 cups (200g) Yellow Onions, sliced
  • 2 cups (300g) Bean Sprouts
  • 1 cup (150g) Green Onions, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup (150g) Carrots, cut into julienne strips
  • ½ cup (100g) Chopped Peanuts
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Nam Pla Prik (Fish Sauce Vinaigrette)

  • 4 cup (60ml) Fish Sauce
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) Lime Juice
  • 2 tablespoons (25g) Granulated Sugar
  • 3 each (3g) Thai Chilies
  • 3 each (15g) Garlic Cloves, sliced
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Curly Fries

  • As Needed Vegetable Oil for Frying
  • 2.2 lbs. (1 kg) Frozen Curly Fries
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To Plate

  • 12 each Large Eggs, fried sunny side
  • ½ cup (4g) Coriander (Cilantro) leaves, picked
  • 6 each Limes, cut in half

Preparation

  1. Begin by making the pad Thai sauce.  Stir together the tamarind paste, brown sugar, fish sauce, and oyster sauce.
  2. To make the shrimp pad Thai; start by peeling and deveining the shrimp.  In a large sauté pan or a wok heat the peanut oil over high heat.  Add the shrimp and cook for 3-5 minutes or until they are opaque and pink.  Remove the shrimp and set aside.  Add the onions to the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes or until they are lightly browned.  Add the bean sprouts, scallions, and carrots.  Stir fry the vegetables for 3-4 minutes or until they are just tender. Add the pad Thai sauce, and the peanuts and stir till combined and slightly thick.
  3. To make the Nam Pla Prik, combine the fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, chilies, and garlic. Set aside to use as a condiment for the fries.
  4. To make the fries, preheat a fryer to 375 °F (190°C) and fry the fries for 4-6 minutes or until they are golden and crisp.  Drain the fries well, and place into a bowl.  Season the fries with salt and toss to combine.  Place the fries on the serving plates and top with the pad Thai shrimp. Garnish the fries with the fried eggs, coriander, and lime halves.  Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

490

Fat

22g

Sodium

2150mg

Cholesterol

315g

Vitamin C

24.5mg

Carbohydrates

49g

Fiber

2g

Protein

26g

Potassium

718mg

Sugar

18g

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