Pad Thai Frittata

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paleo pad thai frittata
Frittatas and baked egg dishes are no stranger in our house. Late nights at the gym combined with me not prepping ahead for dinner or even having an inkling of what I want to eat–then something like this is what’s going down the hatch. Keeping a well stocked pantry and a few staple produce items hanging around can turn ‘Pad Thai Frittata’ into ‘Fill in the Blank Frittata’, no sweat.


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 T fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 green onion, finely sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 shallot, minced
  • 1 t fish sauce (I use Squid brand)
  • 1 t chili garlic sauce
  • 1/4 handful cilantro, chopped
  • 1/3 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined & cut into bite size pieces
  • fat of choice, for the pan


Preheat your oven to 350ºF.

In a bowl, whisk the eggs with a bit of salt.

Over medium heat, melt a tablespoon of fat in a large, well-seasoned cast iron skillet. Stir in the ginger, green onion, garlic, shallot, fish sauce, chili sauce and cilantro. Let it play around in the fat for a bit, then add the shrimp.

Once the shrimp looks roughly halfway cooked, turn the heat off the burner and stir in the eggs.

Stir everything around until evenly incorporated and then pop the skillet in the oven.

Let the eggs bake until set, about 15 minutes.



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    July 2, 2012 at 10:59 am

    hey Megan, made this last week and it was great! I had some shrimp, asian greens, and plenty of eggs I didn’t know what to do with. Added a few more eggs and it was a winner. It was gone in less than 24 hours. :) thanks!!

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    July 13, 2012 at 12:14 am

    I absolutely love your recipes! I tried this for dinner tonight and omitted the fish sauce (didn’t have any in the house) but added a teensy bit of anchovy paste and it was AMAZING! Thank you so much!

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      megan keatley
      July 16, 2012 at 11:53 am

      yay another no fearing anchovy person! i thought i was alone in the world!

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    August 17, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    This was AWESOME! Super easy and quick to make and sooooo delicious! It was a huge hit!

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    Ellie K
    August 20, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    Delicious! This was a perfect mid-week meal, thanks for the recipe!

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    November 13, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    Fantastic and so quick and easy. Thank you so much

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      megan keatley
      November 15, 2012 at 12:54 pm

      so glad you enjoyed, thanks elizabeth!

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    Amy D.
    January 26, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    New to your website, browsing recipes….I can’t wait to try the Baked Bibimbap! Thanks for a great resource!

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