Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Recipe
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Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Recipe

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My husband loves the spicy Thai flavors in this speedy, simple dish and often breaks out the chopsticks for a more immersed experience. — Jennifer Fisher, Austin, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 12 ounces uncooked multigrain spaghetti
  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned carrots
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
  • 4 green onions, chopped

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup spaghet: 475 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 711mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 7g fiber), 33g protein


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients until blended. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken, carrots, pepper and garlic over medium heat 5-6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, breaking up chicken into crumbles; drain.
  3. Stir in peanut butter mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve with spaghetti. Top with peanuts and green onions. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles in Taste of Home February/March 2014

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jun. 8, 2016

"I added water chestnut, bamboo shoots and broccoli. Awesome! !"

Reviewed May. 23, 2016

"Very good, we doubled sauce and used fresh noodles."

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2016

"We had this for dinner tonight. Was so good. I did use rice noodles instead of pasta and used chicken breast instead of ground meat.. I also doubled the sauce as other suggested. Used sambal oelek instead of sriracha sauce but did not double this in sauce. Gave the dish a nice background heat. The whole family enjoyed will absolutely make again!"

Reviewed Feb. 8, 2016

"I made this tonight for dinner. It is definitely a keeper. I too added the sweet chile sauce and the red pepper flakes. I like mine more spicy than my husband, so I added some bottled peanut sauce. It was just perfect. I also added zucchini and yellow squash and diced the chicken breast. I probably used 1/2 the amount of spaghetti called for. It was just perfect and we might have enough for leftovers."

Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"Very delicious! I did make a couple changes, though. I used a sweet chili sauce instead of hot sauce (just my preference.) I also doubled the amount of chili sauce and soy sauce, since it was a tad dry. In place of the ground turkey, I used shredded turkey breast meat from a precooked rotisserie chicken."

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