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Pad Thai

  • Type: Dinner
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
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Pad Thai Recipe with Tonnino Yellowfin Tuna Fillets with Spicy Thai Chili in Olive Oil



  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar (dark brown is fine as well)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 3 TB fish sauce 
  • 2 ½ TB soy sauce (or tamari if GF)
  • 2 TB tamarind concentrate
  • 1 – 2 tsp crushed red pepper, depending on desired heat level  


Pad Thai:

  • 1 package of Thin Flat Rice Noodle – cooked as directed 
  • 2 jars of Tonnino Thai Chili Albacore, drained and chopped 
  • ½ cup of shredded carrots 
  • 1 cup of mung bean sprouts 
  • 1 clove of garlic minced 
  • 3 TB neutral oil 
  • 3 eggs scrambled 
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Garnish with roasted peanuts, cilantro, scallions, extra crushed red pepper and lime wedges


For Sauce

  • Mix all ingredients, season with salt and pepper together and set aside 


For Pad Thai 

  •  Make rice noodles as directed, rinse with cold water, drain well, toss with a TB of neutral oil and set aside 
  • Chop tuna into large chunks and mix 1 ½ TB of sauce with tuna 
  • Scramble eggs and set aside 
  • In a large skillet add remaining oil and over medium high heat sauté garlic, carrots and bean sprouts for about 2 minutes
  • Add eggs, noodles and sauce to pan with vegetables. Toss to together and warm through. 
  • Turn off heat add scallions and tuna. Toss together and serve immediately 
  • Garnish with extra dressing, peanuts and scallions

Recipe Notes

If you like it spicy add additional crushed red pepper and to brighten the dish up even further add a squeeze of fresh lime

Storage Instructions

Sauce can be made a day ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator 

Tasting Notes

Comforting and Fresh

Ingredient Notes

For Tamarind concentrate, try finding a thai style verse Indian. They tend to be slightly different in flavor. You can omit this use ¼ cup brown sugar and 2 TB of lime juice instead)

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