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Low-Carb Pad See Ew

15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time

Low-Carb Pad See Ew

15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time

Pad See Ew, the delicious wok-fried rice noodles with Chinese broccoli with egg and chicken is a Thai takeout staple. This is a healthier version that is lower in fat and low carb (thanks to shirataki noodles), but still delicious!

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Ingredients (1 serving)

1 egg, beaten
100g chicken breast
250g shirataki noodles
1 small bunch Chinese broccoli
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tsp fish sauce
1 tsp monk fruit erythritol sweetener

Prepare the shirataki noodles

  1. Drain the noodles, then rinse in a large sieve under tap water for a few minutes.
  2. Transfer noodles into a pot of boiling water and cook for a few minutes, or follow cooking instructions on packaging.
  3. Drain noodles.
  4. Pan fry the noodles (without any oil) on medium heat for a few minutes. This is to remove as much water as possible to enhance the texture of noodles. Keep turning the noodles with tongs and take care not to let them dry out too much. Now the noodles are ready.

Cook pad see ew

  1. Finely mince garlic, cut Chinese broccoli into 2 inch pieces and cut chicken into thin pieces.
  2. Make the sauce by combining all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat up 1/2 tbsp oil in a nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and stir-fry until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken and stir-fry until it starts turning from pink to white.
  5. Add Chinese broccoli and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  6. Increase heat to high, and add sauce and shirataki noodles. Stir-fry until everything is well combined and all the liquid has evaporated.
  7. Push everything to one side of the skillet, add 1/2 tbsp oil (if needed) and add beaten egg in. Let sit for 5 seconds then scramble it, then mix it in with the noodles.
  8. Remove from heat and serve immediately.
  • Shirataki noodles are very low in calories and carbs and have low GI, but have no nutrients, so make sure to pair it with other nutrient-dense ingredients like fresh veggies, some proteins and healthy fats. They can cause stomach upset for some people so enjoy in moderation!
  • Use any oil of your choice, but make sure it has a high smoking point.
  • Use the flat, wide version of shirataki noodles as it will most closely imitate the flat rice noodles traditionally used in this dish.
  • Feel free to substitute chicken with any other protein of choice.
  • Feel free to substitute monk fruit erythritol sweetener with any other sweetener of choice.