This recipe for 10 Minute Peanut Sauce Noodles is quick (just 10 minutes to make) and packs a ton of flavor with my easy peanut sauce. Makes an awesome take to work lunch & can be eaten cold. Makes 2 servings.
Course: Main Course
Author: Kari Cooks
1packageRamen noodlesor 1 bundle Japanese rice noodles
2½Tbspcreamy peanut butter
¼tspSambal Oelek (chili paste)
¼cupgreen onion (white and green parts)2 stalks
1Tbsptoasted sesame seedsoptional
Fill a medium saucepan two-thirds full with water and bring to a boil. While the water is boiling, chop the green onion and set aside.
Add noodles to boiling water and cook according to package directions (Ramen noodles typically cook faster than rice noodles). Pour into a strainer and rinse with very cold water. Set aside.
Heat soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice vinegar in a small saucepan on medium-low heat.
With a wooden spoon, rubber spatula or rubber whisk, stir in peanut butter until it dissolves. Add honey and stir until combined.
Remove sauce from heat, stir in chili paste (start with ¼ teaspoon and adjust to your personal preference), green onion, and peanuts.
Add the cold noodles and mix with sauce until combined. Optional: Top with toasted sesame seeds (optional).