Chicken pad see ew

Feeling like Thai today? Forget the take-out and try this delicious Pad see ew! Pad see ew is a popular thai street food thats is similar to pad thai but is made with a slightly different sauce and extra thick noodles. This dish is filled with bold savoury and fresh flavours. This dish is super quick and easy to make. Forget take-out today and make this at home for the whole family to enjoy. 




Cook the chicken: Place the water in a large pot an bring to a boil for the noodles. On a cutting board, cut the chicken in 1/2 cm slices. Heat the oil (1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 3/4 tsp) in a large pan or pot on medium heat. Place the skinless, boneless chicken right in the pot or pan. Cook about 2 minutes per side on medium heat. Add about 1/3 of the pad see ew sauce to the pan and cook for an additional 3 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked. Place the cooked chicken and sauce aside in a small bowl.

Note: Ensure the chicken is cooked to a minimal internal temperature of 165F.


Preparation: Wash and clean all produce. Slice the onion (for 2 portions use half the onion) and the mushrooms in 1/2 cm slices. Thinly slice the thai chili pepper in 1/4 cm slices. 


Cook the vegetables and noodles: In a large pot or pan add oil (1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 1/2 tsp) and heat on medium/high. Add the onion and mushroom to the pot. Stirring regularly, cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the onion is tender. Add the broccoli and cook an additional 3 minutes. Add the pad see ew sauce and cook an additional 2 minutes stirring regularly.

When the water is boiling, add the thick rice noodles and boil for 4-5 minutes. Once cooked, drain in a strainer.


Combine the pad sew ew:  Add the chicken slices and the thick rice noodles to the vegetables and combine.  


Prepare the garnish: Cut the lime in 6 wedges, roughly chop the cilantro and peanuts.


Garnish & Serve: In individual bowls, place the noodles and vegetables. Garnish with the slices of thai chili pepper, the peanuts, lime wedges, and cilantro. Serve.



2 portions

4 portions

6 portions

chicken thigh

200 gr

400 gr

600 gr


1 small

1 medium

1 large


150 gr

300 gr

450 gr

Thai chili pepper




Thick rice noodles

125 gr

250 gr

375 gr

Chineese broccoli

125 gr

250 gr

375 gr

Pad See Ew Sauce

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

3/4 cup


3 gr

6 gr

9 gr






1 tbsp

2 tbsp

3 tbsp


1 1/2 cup

3 cups

4 1/2 cups

*Pad See Ew Sauce:  Soy sauce, dark soy sauce, water, vinegar, black bean sauce, maple syrup, siracha.

Health Fact

Regina Naturopathic

Dr. Craig Herrington, Naturopath

Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, contain sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol that have been shown to reduce the incidence of premenopausal breast cancer.

Cooking with Kids

Beyond Baby Nutrition

Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician

Cooking for kids?
It can take up to 20 different exposures of the same food before some kids may even try it. So keep calm, and offer the same food in different ways. 

Go easy on the pad see sauce if the kids are sensitive to the taste of soy sauce. Go easy on or avoid the cilantro as it has a strong flavour. Feel free to avoid the thai chili pepper on the children’s plate. 

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 4 & 6:

  • Combine the pad see ew
  • Garnish & Serve

Recommended Wine Pairing

Black cellar Malbec merlot
Aromas of plum, cherry, and licorice. Flavours of sweet raspberry and plums.
Region: Canada, Niagara Peninsula
Colour: Red
Price (SLGA): $12.20

Caliterra reserve sauvignon blanc 
The nose is highly aromatic, highlighting its great freshness and aromas of tropical fruits like mango and passion fruit.
Region: Chili
Alcohol: 13%
(SLGA): $12.88


Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

Nutritional Information