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Recreate your favourite takeout with this easy Pad Thai recipe. Full of crunchy peanuts, chilli and lemon, it's a flavour-packed dinner that's sure to impress.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, (+ 10 mins standing time)
Prawn pad Thai


  • 250g Thai style rice noodles
  • 3 tsp peanut oil
  • 2 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs, lightly whisked
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 long red chilli
  • 2 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 2½ tbs finely grated palm sugar
  • 20 raw Australian banana prawns, peeled, deveined
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ⅓ cup coriander leaves, coarsely chopped
  • Sliced spring onions, extra, to serve
  • Chopped peanuts, extra, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place the noodles in a heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water and set aside for 10 mins or until softened. Refresh under cold water. Drain.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add a few drops of oil and swirl in half the egg to coat the wok in a thin layer. Cook for 1 min or until just set. Roll up and transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining egg. Thinly slice omelettes.
  3. Step 3

    Finely chopped half the chilli. Thinly slice remaining chilli. Combine the fish sauce, lemon juice and sugar in a bowl. Heat remaining oil in the wok. Add garlic and chopped chilli. Cook for 1 min. Add prawns and spring onion. Cook for 3 mins. Add fish sauce mixture and peanuts and toss to combine. Cook for 2 mins or until prawns are cooked through. Stir in coriander.
  4. Step 4

    Top pad Thai with extra spring onion, extra chopped peanuts and sliced chilli. Serve with lemon wedges.