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5 from 12 votes

Paleo Shrimp Pad Thai

This gluten free and Paleo Shrimp Pad Thai gives the Thai classic dish a low carb makeover using spiralized carrots for the noodles! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 341kcal
Author: Jean Choi

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup almonds
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil divided
  • 1 lb raw peeled and deveined shrimp preferably wild-caught
  • 1 package of Green Giant® Veggie Spirals Carrot or about 4 cups of spiralized carrots
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 2 green onions cut into 1 inch pieces
  • Cilantro for garnish
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts

Pad Thai Sauce

  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp coconut aminos
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1-2 bird's eye chili pepper, chopped finely omit if you don't like spicy

Instructions

  • Whisk together the ingredients for the Pad Thai Sauce and set aside. 
  • Heat a large skillet over medium low heat. 
  • Add the almonds to the skillet and toast them while stirring frequently until they are golden brown and smell fragrant, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove the almonds from the skillet and chop them roughly. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of coconut oil in the skillet over medium high heat.
  • When the pan is hot, add the shrimp and onions to the pan. Stir fry for 3 minutes until the shrimp are opaque and the onions are somewhat translucent.
  • Remove the shrimp and onions from the pan and set aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp of coconut oil in the same skillet. 
  • Add Green Giant® Veggie Spirals Carrot. Cover the skillet and let it cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking.*
  • Push the carrot spirals aside and add the eggs and green onions and let them cook while stirring occasionally until the eggs are almost cooked through, about 1 minute.
  • Add the the shrimp and onions back in to the pan, with mung bean sprouts and Pad Thai Sauce. Stir together for about 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat and toss chopped toasted almonds and cilantro. 
  • Serve immediately. 

Notes

*If using fresh spiralized carrots, stir fry uncovered for 2 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 367mg | Sodium: 1701mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 14.8mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 3.6mg