Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai


  • Whole Spaghetti Squash, cut in half and de-seeded
  • 2 chicken breasts slightly tenderized and diced into cubes
  • 1 to 2 TBSP sesame oil
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 4 – 5 cloves of garlic diced (LOTS iz how I roll!)🤷‍♀️
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 TBSP or maybe a little less if you don’t like too much heat, of Sambal chili paste
  • 1/8 to 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 – 2 TBSP grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Lots and LOTS of chopped Thai basil, fresh mint and cilantro!!
  • 1/2 cup or more of chopped un-salted peanuts
  • What I Do!
  • Bake spaghetti squash in a 350 degree oven for 45-55 minutes
  • Once cooled a slight bit, take fork and scrape spaghetti squash out of spaghetti squash boat; place in a bowl and set aside
  • During cook time of spaghetti squash, to a sauté pan, heat sesame oil
  • add onions and peppers sauté for appx 2 minutes then add garlic
  • Add rice wine vinegar – cook for a couple minutes then add the soy sauce, fish sauce, chili paste and ginger
  • Cook for 10 minutes and add chicken
  • Cover and cook till chicken is fully cooked, appx. 10 minutes but keep an eye not to overcook or undercook
  • add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes or until they, “wrinkle”
  • Mix in spaghetti squash, stir together well
  • add basil, cilantro and mint; stir and add peanuts, remove from heat and serve!
  • WaLa!
  • EnFaRekinJOY!!!!

Published by stefunnydfl

Stephanie McPherson, "SteFunny" is a Certified Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) Health Coach, Behaviors and Motivators High Performance Life Coach (CBP, CMP) and Creator and Host of the podcast, Empowered Conversations and Cooking Show, De Fa Rekin Licious! Upon realizing in her early 20's that the typical "young person diet" filled with sugar and processed foods was causing undesirable consequences, she started the journey to transforming her body through educating herself on good nutrition and exercise. Around the same time questioning what her true "purpose" was, she discovered the book, The Empowered Mind. Through completing the plethora of exercises in this book, she realized that she possessed a real passion for inspiring others to be healthy, happy and truly thrive in life. For over 26 years Stephanie has been committed to the practice of self-exploration and personal growth; she understands the challenges that this commitment to excellence in every aspect of life can bring. Her passion is to empower and inspire others to be the best version of themselves possible through the commitment to one's self and one's life.

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