Pad Thai

Satisfy your cravings with our Instant Pot Pad Thai, a quick and delicious dish that captures the essence of Thai cuisine in every bite. This recipe brings together tender rice noodles with succulent chicken, crunchy carrots, and a luscious Thai sauce, creating a harmonious balance of sweet, salty, and tangy flavors. In just a few simple steps, you can enjoy the authentic taste of Pad Thai in the comfort of your own kitchen, making it the perfect weeknight dinner for busy families.

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1 ¾ lbs chicken breast

2 Tbsp minced garlic

1 Tbsp ginger puree

¼ cups peanut butter

2 Tbsp fish sauce

¼ cups soy sauce

2 Tbsp lime juice

¼ cup brown sugar

1 Tbsp sesame oil

10 oz shredded carrots

1 bunch green onions

14 oz rice noodles

¼ cup cilantro

3 Tbsp chopped peanuts

1 lime

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Cooking Instructions

Preparation Instructions

  • Wash all of your vegetables before cutting. Cut the green of your green onions into 1 inch segments. 
  • Slice lime into 6 equal pieces, then set aside. 
  • Chop ¼ cup of cilantro. 
  • Dice 1 ¾ lbs of chicken breast into bite size pieces. 
  • In a small bowl, combine garlic, ginger, peanut butter, fish sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, and sesame oil. 
  • Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. 

Cooking Instructions

  • Spray the pot of a pressure cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add the diced chicken and the sauce mixture to the pot, then stir to combine. 
  • Cook on high pressure for 7 min, then release the pressure through the pressure valve. 
  •  When the water is boiling, remove it from the heat then add in 14 oz of rice noodles. 
  • Allow to sit in the hot water, stirring occasionally, for 6-8 min or until they are just softened. 
  • Strain immediately, then add to the cooked chicken in the pressure cooker. 
  • Add green onions and shredded carrots, then stir to combine.

For each serving:

  • Pad Thai: 370g
  • Top with ½ Tbsp peanuts
  • Sprinkle of cilantro
  • ⅙ lime