Can you substitute olive oil or grapeseed oil?

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Shrimp Pad Thai
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Susan W. August 21, 2014
Sure. Anytime someone calls for vegetable oil, you can use a cooking oil of your choice. I would use grapeseed oil because of its higher smoke point and mild to no flavor. A strongly flavored olive oil wouldn't really mesh with a thai flavor profile.
 
Megan T. August 21, 2014
Grapeseed oil it is! I'm planning on making this tomorrow and can't wait. Thanks!
 
Susan W. August 21, 2014
It looks really good. I saved it to my recipes. :0)
 
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