Spiralized Pad Thai Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
These Spiralized Pad Thai Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a healthier, low-carb version of Thai takeout with spiralized zucchini, matchstick carrots, red cabbage and an easy Pad Thai sauce!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 bowls
- 1 tbsp olive or coconut oil
- 1 small yellow onion, diced
- 4 chicken breasts
- 4 zucchinis, spiralized or cut into matchsticks
- 1 package Carrot matchsticks
- 1/2 red cabbage, thinly chopped
- 2-3 scallions, sliced
- 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
- 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
Pad Thai Sauce
- 1/4 cup tamarind paste
- 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tsp fish sauce
- 2 tsp lime juice
Whisk ingredients for Pad Thai sauce together in a medium-sized glass bowl.
Heat olive oil on med-high heat. Add onions, sauteeing for 2-3 min until softened. Add chicken and 3/4 of the Pad Thai Sauce, stirring to combine and cooking for 8-10 min until chicken is fully cooked.
Remove from heat and add zucchini noodles, sauteeing for 30 seconds with remaining Pad Thai sauce. Remove from heat immediately and add to glass meal prep bowls (I got mine from IKEA!)
Add chicken, carrots and red cabbage to each bowl, garnishing with scallions, peanuts and cilantro. Refrigerate up to 4-5 days and take for work!
Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 532mg | Potassium: 751mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 21% | Vitamin C: 81% | Calcium: 8% | Iron: 13%