Why is Pad Thai so healthy?
Pad thai is a nutrient-dense dish offering many nutrients and health benefits, primarily from: Flat rice noodles: They are rich in carbs, which serve as an energy source to fuel our bodies, and selenium, an essential mineral that supports the immune system.
What is the secret to Pad Thai?
Yodkamlue’s first top tip for making pad Thai is to have a really hot pan and work quickly. “Don’t be afraid to crank up the heat,” he advises. “Make sure your wok or frying pan is at the highest setting, otherwise your rice noodles will stick to the pan.” With the wok now smoking hot, he adds fresh scallops.
Why is Pad Thai so famous?
Rise in Popularity
Pad Thai became popular after World War II because it was an inexpensive dish that could be made using only a handful of ingredients and could provide Thai people with plenty of nutrients. Further, during the war, there was a shortage of rice but noodles were plentiful, easy to find, and fulfilling.