Sweet and Spicy Peanut Noodles (For Two)

Chef Potpie (Laurel)


Feel free to add to this versatile noodle dish to make a meal. Sugar snap peas are delicious here! Add rotisserie chicken and vegetables if desired. It does taste best at room temperature. And you can adjust the amount of heat by using less or more sambal.


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 tsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    ginger paste, (or fresh grated ginger)
  • 1/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    sambal oelek (asian chile paste), to taste
  • 1/4 c
    canned coconut milk (or to desired consistency)
  • 6 oz
  • 1/3 c
    chopped green onions
  • 1/3 c
    crushed peanuts

How to Make Sweet and Spicy Peanut Noodles (For Two)


  1. While linguine is cooking, in a small saucepan over medium heat, add sesame oil, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  2. Add peanut butter, soy sauce, hoisin, brown sugar, vinegar, sambal and coconut milk. Cook and stir until sauce is well combined and thickened, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add more coconut milk to make to your desired consistency and adjust seasonings, then add some of the green onions and pasta and toss.
  4. Allow to come to room temperature, then sprinkle with remaining green onions and crushed peanuts and serve.

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About Sweet and Spicy Peanut Noodles (For Two)

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Thai
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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