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Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles
with red peppers / coleslaw mix

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min

These noodles were first on the menu in 2015, and they were an easy and versatile meal for all types of diners! The recipe is very forgiving, so feel free to mix up the vegetables and proteins you use.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Peanut Sauce:
  • Ginger, fresh - 2 tsp, grated
  • Peanut butter - 4 Tbsp
  • Water - 5 Tbsp
  • Vinegar, rice - 2 Tbsp
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 1 Tbsp
  • Lime juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Sriracha - 1 Tbsp
  • Brown sugar - 4 tsp
Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles:
  • Bell peppers, red - 1, sliced thinly
  • Pasta, spaghetti or linguini - 6 oz
  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless - 1 lb, sliced into strips
  • Garlic powder - 1 tsp
  • Cilantro - 3 Tbsp, chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Coleslaw mix - 10 oz

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Prep

  1. Ginger / Bell peppers - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Make peanut sauce - Combine peanut butter and water in a microwave-safe bowl or liquid measuring cup. Microwave for ~30 seconds. Stir in ginger, rice vinegar, soy sauce, lime juice, Sriracha, and brown sugar. Taste; if it’s too salty, add more water. If it’s too tart, add in more sugar. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Cook noodles - Bring a saucepan of water to boil. Salt generously and add pasta. Cook until al dente, tender but not soggy. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  4. Chicken - Slice into strips and then season with garlic powder and some salt and pepper. Tenderize with a fork. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  5. Cilantro - Chop cilantro.

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Make

  1. Heat a wok or saute pan over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then chicken to heated oil. Saute until golden on the outside, ~5 minutes.
  2. Fold in peppers and coleslaw mix and saute for another 3 to 8 minutes, depending on how crunchy or soft you like your veggies.
  3. Add noodles, sauce, and cilantro and toss everything through. Taste and season with more salt, pepper, lime juice, and / or hot sauce. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (136)
Gluten-free (10)
Paleo (18)
Vegetarian (29)

75 reviews

This was fine, but I didn't enjoy it that much and will not make it again.

By: Andrea
Posted: Jul 20, 2018
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

I was very excited about this, and the peanut sauce tasted great on its own, but then somehow was bland when I mixed everything together. I added quite a bit of sriracha and it helped.

By: Jenna
Posted: Jun 22, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I have another peanut noodle recipe I've used in the past that was more flavorful and better than this recipe

By: Christine
Posted: May 07, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I think it would have benefited from using cashews instead of almonds and I stir fried the red peppers to soften them. I should have used some garlic as well, as I found the meal a bit bland.

By: Naomi
Posted: May 02, 2018
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Agree with other comments about cooking my coleslaw a little less, and adding crushed peanuts. That would have made this dish so amazing. Used soba noodles, worked wonderfully. Will be making again.

By: Shannon
Posted: May 02, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Delicious! Definitely season the chicken

By: Obianuju
Posted: Apr 28, 2018
Diet: Original
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