Spaghetti squash is such a fun vegetable! If you have not yet discovered it, google what it looks like and go buy it! Even though it does not taste like pasta, because it turns into very thin noodles, it creates an illusion and can really fulfill your pasta craving without eating any carbs!
You don’t have to remove the basil from its stems fully for this, you just throw it in and it tastes amazing! You can really use any kind of chicken for this recipe. If you don’t have shallots you can use a purple onion, it will be almost as good!
If you want to make authentic pad Thai, go to an Asian market and buy all these ingredients, they can all be found in one store. Pad Thai is the most popular street food in Thailand and you should know how to make it the way they do! Follow these simple steps and you will be making it again and again!
Fish sauce and palm sugar can be found at any Asian market, they have such mouthwatering flavors that you don’t have to worry about not using them again and again!
Besides this dish bursting with sweet, spicy and sour flavors, everything except the steaks can be made up to 3 days in advance! Just grill the steaks right before you are ready to eat. The rest bring to room temperature.