This shrimp pad thai recipe also includes instructions on how to make the sauce.
In small saucepan, mix together boiling water and tamarind paste until well mixed.
Add fish sauce and brown sugar and cook for 3-4 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
In large wok, heat vegetable oil to medium high heat.
Add garlic and onion and shrimp and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add tofu and cook an additional 2 minutes.
Add rice noodles and sauce from saucepan and cook, stirring to mix well, for 2 to 3 minutes.
Reduce heat and add bean sprouts, green onion, peanuts and red pepper flakes.
Toss well and serve with lime wedges.