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  • BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai

    Thai seasoning over rice noodles with vegetables and roasted peanuts. Just add boiling water to the stand-up pouch for a delicious hot meal that's ready in minutes.

    Features/Benefits:

    • Vegetarian entree
    • Fortified with a natural multivitamin supplement
    • Makes two 13-ounce servings
    • 490 calories
    • Weighs 8.1 ounces

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BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai
 
3.9

(based on 11 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Tasty (8)
  • Goes down easy (4)
  • Good value (3)
  • Works quickly (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great tasting meal

      By Wild skirt

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Backpacker

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Weighs more than others

        Best Uses

        • Backpacking meal

        Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

        all 3 of us liked this a lot but there are 2 pkgs of peanut butter and one package of peanuts to add to the meal and that is way too much - makes it high in cal but too heavy, messy w/p.b. and lots of packaging garbage left over. If you're a leave-no-trace person as most backpackers should be, garbage is a concern.

         
        1.0

        major flatulence

        By MassBowhuntah

        from MA

        Pros

        • Tasty

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

            Thank God I tried this at home before heading to the CO high country with a 2-man tent and a good friend (one I'd like to keep). The Backpacker's Pantry Pad Thai gave me tons of horrible smelling flatulence for hours. Never again will I buy this product.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            DELICIOUS

            By Leanne

            from Palermo, NY

            About Me HikerBackpacker

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Goes Down Easy
            • Good Value
            • Tasty
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                My husband and I are vegetarians (which can make backpacking food difficult unless you want to eat a lot of carbs.) This was absolutely delicious (I would eat it at home too). It also was pretty filling (I think the pkg has like 900 cals) so it was a good fit for us as some of the smaller pkgs of food are only around 600, which, for two people that just hiked for 8 hours, is not enough. We will buy this again and again. LOVED IT!

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                • No
                 
                5.0

                Thumbs up

                By Grace points

                from Syracuse ny

                Pros

                • Goes Down Easy
                • Tasty

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                    Tastes great after a long day of hiking! One of my favorites!!

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Wouldn't ever buy again

                    By Tyrone

                    from Philly Suburbs

                    About Me Amateur Hiker, Avid Cyclist

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Huge Portion
                    • Lots Of Calories
                    • Works Quickly

                    Cons

                    • Bad Taste
                    • Expired Peanut Butter
                    • Hard to Swallow
                    • Nauseating
                    • Sits Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Pack Weight Adder

                    Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                    Bought a few of these to bring on a trip to Zion and the Grand Canyon. It was one of the few vegan options Backpacker's Pantry offers so I loaded up on these and the rice and beans. Thank goodness I had enough extra of the rice and beans to last the whole trip. I'd go as far as to say that the rice and beans is a pretty good meal. Little salty but you usually need that salt anyway.

                    The taste is very bland and it sits extremely heavy in your stomach. I'm getting a little nauseous right now just thinking about it.

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                    5.0

                    A nice change to your backpacking menu

                    By mjfeeney4

                    from Avondale PA

                    About Me Backpacker

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Tasty

                    Cons

                    • Pricey but good

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                      A nice change from more traditional dehydrated meals for backpacking. Mt son and I have enjoyed this a a dinner on the trail several times and we now include Pad Thai as one of our dionners on multi-day trips. Not too spicy but a hint of red Thai seasoning.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai

                      By Steven d

                      from Massachusetts

                      About Me Backpacker

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Goes Down Easy
                      • Tasty
                      • Works Quickly

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backpacking

                        Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                        tried this on a multi day trip. boiled water, added water, waited 15 mins, and ate it. pretty basic. tasted great, and after hiking all day it turned out to be one serving for me. its not super cheap, so im going to try and make my own boiled water meals. but this is a delicious meal.

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                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Tastes great and very lightweight

                        By Pavel

                        from Pennington, NJ

                        About Me Backpacker

                        Pros

                        • Goes Down Easy
                        • Good Value
                        • Tasty

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                            I get this any time I go backpacking. It tastes great!!!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Tasty and fortifying!

                            By AdvenThom

                            from Rochester, NY

                            About Me Weekend Warrior

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Boosts Energy
                            • Good Value
                            • Tasty

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                                This was an excellent meal, though I wouldn't say it was restaurant quality. I was slightly disappointed at first because the meal came out too soupy when prepared as directed -- I'd recommend cutting back on the boiling water, maybe 1/2 cup less (you can always add more later if you want). This was the first meal I've encountered with separate pouches inside (for roasted peanuts and peanut butter). These are added before the boiling water, so it's no big deal, and the peanuts stayed crunchy until the end. At almost 1000 calories per package, this meal excels at providing the most bang for the buck!

                                 
                                2.0

                                Tastes great! - At first...

                                By little booboo

                                from Southern California

                                About Me Hiker, Runner, Weekend Warrior

                                Pros

                                • High Calories for fuel

                                Cons

                                • Has Side Effects

                                Best Uses

                                • Backpacking

                                Comments about BACKPACKER'S PANTRY Pad Thai:

                                At first bite I was very impressed by this product. I mean this dish was t-a-s-t-y. But as I continued to eat it, it became less and less tasty until I could barely choke down the remainder in my bowl. Since I was merely testing this product for a future long distance hike (the PCT), I was planning to eat half the bag and have the rest for lunch the next day. This meal made me so queasy however, that the thought of eating another serving of it literally made me gag. Though it tasted amazingly good at first, this particular product left me feeling nauseated for several hours after eating. Like the previous reviewer, it could be perfect for you. I would suggest trying one out before buying in a larger quantity however. I also agree that you should add slightly less water than suggested. Mine was a little soupy when prepared as directed.

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