This recipe for Asian Peanut Noodles is fantastic. It’s creamy, salty, and simple to make. In fact, it takes less than 30 minutes. You only need enough time to cook your noodles and get your peanut butter nice and melted.This recipe is both fast and easy, with few ingredients. It’s also oh so fun to eat! Because, what kid doesn’t love any food that you can eat with chopsticks?
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This recipe is both fast and easy, with few ingredients. It’s also oh so fun to eat! Because, what kid doesn’t love any food that you can eat with chopsticks?
Okay, most foods you can eat with chopsticks. But most kids aren’t particularly handy in the chopstick department. What better way than eating noodles with chopsticks to teach them fine motor skills?
To help out you and your kids, here are some fun training chopsticks to teach your little ones and let them eat along with the adults.
In fact, this Asian noodle recipe is so simple that your kids could help or even make it! That is, of course, with you supervising the stove-top.
The sauce in this recipe goes best with noodles, but if someone told you it could only go on noodles they’d be lying. It also goes well with other meats and vegetables and would be delicious in a veggie satay. If you’re someone who takes the time to make spring rolls, this sauce is also absolutely delectable when used for dipping.
Whether you use creamy or crunchy peanut butter for this recipe doesn’t matter, it’s based on your personal preference. If you prefer to have crunchier sauce, go for the crunchy peanut butter! If you want to go all out, you might even consider trying this recipe for homemade peanut butter. Homemade peanut butter in your homemade Asian peanut noodles? I just can’t. Too awesome!
Though this recipe calls for fettuccine noodles, spaghetti, angel hair, or even rice noodles will still work deliciously. It’s entirely based on personal preference of your family. Basically, whatever everyone eats is what you make.
If you’d like your dish a little spicier, add some chili pepper or red curry paste to the peanut butter. Peppers, sprouts, carrots, ginger, broccoli, and chicken are all some things you can add to your dish for a little more color and variation.
Peanut butter is good for you and so fun to eat when smothering noodles in this Homemade Asian Peanut Noodle recipe. Your family will love this and you will love how easy it is to make!
Asian Peanut Noodles
- 1/2 cup sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 pound uncooked noodles (linguine is best)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame or peanut oil
- soy sauce to taste
- Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain, set aside.
- In a pan on medium-high heat toast sesame seeds and peanuts.
- Add 2 tab sesame oil.
- Stir in soy sauce, and peanut butter. Stir.
- When melted, add in noodles a bit at a time until you get the perfect noodle to sauce ratio!
- serve with green onions and sliced cucumber on top! yum!
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