Peanut Noodles

Peanut Noodles

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  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 45 min
  • Serving: 8

Peanut Noodles are full of vegetables and a light, creamy peanut sauce.

Ingredients

  • Peanut Sauce: 3 green onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
  • 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Noodles: 1 pound thin Chinese egg noodles or spaghettini
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 pound shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 1/2 pound snowpeas, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeds removed, thinly sliced crosswise

Directions

  1. Make Sauce: In food processor, combine green onions, garlic and pepper flakes. Process until minced. Add remaining sauce ingredients; puree.
  2. Cook noodles as package label directs; drain. Rinse with cold water until cooled. Place in large bowl; add sauce. Toss to coat.
  3. In a skillet, bring 1/3 cup broth to boiling. Add mushrooms; cook 2 minutes, until almost tender. Add carrots and snowpeas; cook 2 minutes until crisp tender. Remove from heat; add the pepper and lemon juice. Toss. Cool 5 minutes. Add mushroom mixture and cucumber to noodle mixture; toss. Serve immediately.

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