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Recipe: Easy Pad Thai

Craving something Asian on your next trek, but don't want to put in a lot of effort? Try this easy Pad Thai.
skills dirtbag/goumet november 09 easy pad thai Recipe: Easy Pad Thai (Photo Credit: Justin Bailie)

3 packages ramen noodles
7-ounce chicken breast pouch
1 cup shelled peanuts
1/2 cup Asian sesame dressing (use Newman’s Own Asian Sesame Natural Salad Mist, which comes in a pack-friendly, 7-ounce plastic bottle)

At Home
Crush peanuts into pieces with the bottom of a bowl or mug. Pack in a zip-top bag.

In Camp

Boil water, cook ramen noodles and drain (save the seasoning packet and add it to soup or rice). Stir the chicken and dressing into the pot and cook for one minute. Sprinkle crushed peanuts over the noodles, then serve.

Prep time
2 min

Cook time
8 min

Price $2 per serving

Weight 6 ounces per serving
Serves 3

Calories 413
Fat 19 g
Carbs 37 g

Protein 25 g

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