Super Simple Asian Peanut Noodles Recipe

Try this Super Simple Asian Peanut Noodles as a side dish for Asian grilled pork tenderloin or toss in cooked shrimp or chicken for a super easy main dish, the entire family will love. This comes together in just a couple of minutes so it’s a great way to get dinner on the table on any busy weeknight. This should definitely join your go-to quick and easy weeknight meals.

If you don’t like it too spicy you can always omit the crushed red pepper, instead, serve it on the side.

 

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Super Simple Asian Peanut Noodles

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4 sides
Calories: 410kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
I love using this simple recipe as an easy way to get a quick and stress-free dinner on the table in a flash. This can be served as a side or make it a meal by tossing in cooked shrimp or shredded chicken breast.
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Ingredients

Noodles

  • 8 oz Angle hair pasta - refrigerated fresh pasta is best
  • 2 T dark sesame oil
  • 1 t grated fresh ginger root
  • 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1 t apple cider vinegar
  • 1 t white sugar
  • crushed red pepper flakes - to taste

Toppings

  • 1 T Sesame seeds
  • 1 bunch green onions - thinly sliced, only use the white part
  • 1/2 cup peanuts - crushed

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions in a large pot of boiling water until done. Drain and keep warm.
  • Heat oil in a sauté pan over med heat until just hot.
  • Add ginger stirring constantly for a minute or 2, until the ginger is soft and fragrant.
  • Mix in the remaining noodle ingredients and cook until heated and combined (you might need to reduce the heat to keep from burning)
  • Toss noodles with sauce, sprinkle with sesame seeds, peanuts and green onion slices.
  • Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.6mg
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2 Comments

  1. Shelly M
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    Added strips of chicken to this for quick weekday meal!

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  2. Sandy
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    This turned out great! The peanuts and sesame seeds on top gave a tasty crunch.

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