We think best to follow manufacturer’s instructions (albeit rinse for a little longer until the konjac plant aroma goes away). So it’s easy peasy: drain the noodles, rinse well in cold water, place in boiling water for two minutes, then dry the noodles in a non-oiled pan over medium heat. Set aside.
For the keto pad thai
Whisk together thoroughly in a small bowl fish sauce, coconut aminos, sweetener and red pepper flakes or cayenne. Add lime juice to taste, starting at 2 tablespoons.
Heat up oil in a skillet or pan over medium heat. Add in garlic and sautée briefly until it just starts to brown. Add in shrimp and cook for 2-5 minutes on each side (depending on their size), until just cooked through. Pile the shrimp on the edge of the pan.
Pour in the lightly beaten eggs and continue to cook, stirring them to scramble, until solid but still moist and tender.
Pour in the prepared sauce and mix briefly until the shrimp and scrambled eggs are evenly coated. Add in prepared noodles, tossing to coat in the sauce. Add soy sprouts and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.
Garnish with green onions, cilantro and peanuts. Serve immediately with fresh lime.
*VIP UPDATE!* I've since discovered this new brand of Shirataki noodles (with added oat fiber). They're muuuch better in my opinion to the original version: less chewy (hurray!) and no fishy smell (like whoaaa!). ** Pad Thai is traditionally made with brown sugar, and so adding a touch of molasses to your sweetener will do just that (with minimal carb impact). Having said that, you can always skip it or use a brown sugar substitute such as Sukrin Gold. *** Traditional pad thai uses tamarind paste, and it does Please note that nutrition facts were estimated using shrimp and peanuts.