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Pad see ew recipe in a skillet.

Pad See Ew

Teri & Jenny
Our Pad See Ew is a homemade version of the popular Thai takeout dish. A simple and delicious stir-fried noodle dish with delicious marinated pork and crisp Chinese broccoli. This fast and easy dish one of our go-to, busy weeknight dinners.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
marinating 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine thai
Servings 4
Calories 462 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

noodles

  • 8 ounces dry wide and flat rice noodles

sauce

  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • pinch salt

pork

  • 3/4 pound sliced pork shoulder
  • 2 teaspoons mirin
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger

assembly

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ pound Chinese broccoli, cut into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • salt and white pepper to taste

Instructions
 

noodles

  • Fill a pot with water, place over high heat and bring to a boil. Add noodles and boil according to packaged directions until noodles are soft. Drain and rinse in cold water. Set aside.
    Pad see ew noodles cooked and drained.

sauce

  • Combine all sauce ingredients and whisk together.
    Pad see ew sauce whisked together.

pork

  • Combine all pork ingredients and stir together until pork is evenly coated. Set aside and allow pork to marinate, about 10 minutes.
    Pork ingredients in a glass bowl for pad see ew.

assembly

  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of oil. Add pork and sear for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
    Pork cooking in a skillet for pad see ew.
  • Transfer pork pieces to a plate and set aside.
    Cooked pork on a plate for pad see ew.
  • Add 1 tablespoon oil to skillet, pour in beaten eggs and scramble until eggs have just cooked through, 2 minutes.
    Eggs being cooked in a skillet for pad see ew.
  • Transfer eggs to plate with pork. Set aside.
    Cooked pork and eggs for pad see ew.
  • Add remaining oil to skillet and sauté broccoli stems, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and white pepper.
    Broccoli stems cooking for pad see ew.
  • Add pork and continue to cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.
    Pork and broccoli in a skillet.
  • Add broccoli leaves and noodles and toss together.
    Noodles with broccoli and pork for pad see ew.
  • Pour sauce over noodle mixture and toss together until everything is well coated. Raise to high heat and continue to cook, constantly stirring/tossing, to caramelize the noodles, about 2 minutes.
    Pork pad see ew in a skillet.
  • Gently fold egg into the skillet.
    Pork pad see ew in a skillet with scrambled eggs added.
  • Top with sliced green onions and serve.
    Pad see ew in a skillet with bowls on the side.

Notes

What is Dark Soy Sauce?

Dark soy sauce is darker, thicker and slightly sweet compared to regular soy sauce, from the addition of molasses. It not only adds a sweet, rich flavor to dishes but is also used to color a dish like fried rice or stir-fried noodles.

It can be found at some asian grocery stores (such as Chinese, Thai and some Korean), some specialty markets and online.

Variations

  • We use pork in our pad see ew, but it can easily be swapped out for thinly sliced beef (flank or sirloin both work great), thinly sliced chicken breast, large shrimp, or cubes of firm tofu, for a vegetarian option.
  • If you can't find Chinese broccoli you can substitute it with broccolini or bite sized broccoli florets.
  • If you aren't able to find dark soy sauce you can replace it with more regular soy sauce (and an extra pinch of sugar), but the pad see ew noodles won't darken as much.

Tips and Tricks for Pad See Ew Success

  • Turning the heat to high when the noodles and sauce are added to the pan is important so the noodles can caramelize and get that classic chargrilled flavor.
  • It's also important to keep the pad see ew moving when the heat is turned up so nothing burns.
  • Although dry rice noodles are easier to find and work great in this recipe, if you're able to find fresh or fresh frozen, we highly recommend using them here. Fresh noodles will have a slightly better texture as well as absorb the sauce better.

Nutrition

Calories: 462kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 28gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 1178mgPotassium: 415mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1149IUVitamin C: 53mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 2mg
Keyword stir-fry, stir-fry noodles, takeout
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