Pad Kee Mao

Pad Kee Mao

Cuisine Thai
Servings 3


  • 1 lb beef steak thinly cut
  • 12 oz vegetables finely cut
  • 8 oz wide long noodles
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed + peeled
  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp anchovy paste
  • 2-3 tsp sugar to taste
  • 1-2 lime or lemon for juice
  • 10 leaves basil thinly sliced
  • oil salt & pepper
  • cinnamon

Culinary Spice Kit

  • Chili, coriander, garlic, lemongrass, lemon peel, ginger, star anise, cilantro, onion, basil, cumin, white pepper, cinnamon, lemon oil - (all organic)



  • Cook noodles according to package instructions.


  • In a small BOWL, mix tamari, anchovy paste, 1-2.5 tsp Pad Kee Mao Spices, sugar, and 1/8 cup of water.


  • In a large PAN, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
  • Add garlic. Stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add meat. Fry until meat is almost done. Take meat out and set aside.


  • Add to the same PAN: vegetables, seasoning, and 1/2 cup of water. Mix well.
  • Cook for about 5┬áminutes until vegetables are done.
  • Add noodles to PAN, and return meat. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Turn off.
  • Stir in 2 tbsp lime juice or more to taste.


  • Serve on plates and sprinkle 1 tbsp basil on top of the noodles. Enjoy!
Keyword lemongrass, star anise