Mushroom, Shrimp and Egg Pad Thai Noodles

Mushroom, Shrimp and Egg Pad Thai Noodles

This Recipe Makeover of a favorite Thai dish is a treat every time!

Per serving: 350 calories and 15g fat.

Saves: 95 calories and 8g fat over traditional Pad Thai.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins

Yield: 4 x approx. 1 cup servings

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About this Recipe Makeover

Traditional Pad Thai can be oily and tends to be high in calories, fat and sodium. This Recipe Makeover lowers the calories and fat by decreasing the eggs, oil and peanuts. Less fish oil lowers the sodium. Adding in mushrooms adds flavor, texture and interest, making this Pad Thai a treat!

Ingredients Show Makeover Show Traditional

  • 7 oz dried pad thai noodles
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp peanut oil, divided
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 10 1/2 oz button mushrooms, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 14 oz small green shrimp (raw), deveined
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 oz snow pea sprouts
  • 1 1/3 oz roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 8 oz dried pad thai noodles
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweetened radish
  • 2 cup mung sprouts
  • 2 cup chopped spring onions
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 dash chili powder


Place noodles into a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes or until soft. Drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a wok. Add eggs and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until scrambled. Remove and set aside.

Heat remaining oil in wok. Add mushrooms, garlic and shrimp and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add lime juice, fish sauce, brown sugar, and noodles and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add scrambled eggs, snow pea sprouts, and peanuts and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.

Thanks to Fresh Finesse

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 350 cals
Kilojoules 1,306 kJ
Fat 15.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 245 mg
Sodium 885 mg
Carbohydrates 22.0 g
Fiber 2.0 g
Total Sugars 5.3 g
Protein 29.0 g
Calcium 85.0 mg
CALORIES 445 cals
Kilojoules 1,863 kJ
Fat 23.0 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Cholesterol 278 mg
Sodium 1,417 mg
Carbohydrates 27.5 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Total Sugars 9.0 g
Protein 34.0 g
Calcium 144.0 mg
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