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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 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

Ingredients

  • 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 spaghetti equals 475 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 711 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

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

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2014

"This is an excellent dish. We really liked it. I cut the hot sauce back some and did not add the red pepper flakes - we are sensitive to too much heat. We made it as spicy as we could handle and LOVED IT !!! This is going in the green "its a keeper" binder !!"

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Reviewed Aug. 4, 2014

"We really liked this, a family pleasing dish! The store I shopped at didn't have ground chicken so I used ground pork instead. I also omitted the red pepper flakes as I feared they may add too much spice for my family's taste and the amount of heat was perfect. The peanuts on top added great texture. I will certainly make this again."

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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

"I made this for my son who eats at Thai restaurants every noon in Boston. The only change that I made was to use lime juice instead of lemon juice. He really liked it! My husband likes spicy Asian food and he loved it."

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

"Very good. Doubled the recipe. I substituted shrimp for the chicken, and my veg was snow peas instead. I used fresh-squeezed lemon juice, but next time I will use half as much, as I found the lemon flavour a bit overpowering. I also used about half the amount of srichacha sauce, so it wouldn't be too spicy... I also used Udon noodles, they're the best for this kind of dish I think, as they're nice and thick and the sauce sticks to them well..."

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"MMM! Simple recipe but big flavor. I omitted the red pepper and Sriracha and used cubed chicken breast instead. I also substituted homemade egg noodles. Accidentally doubled sauce, but it worked out because my hubby wanted more in his dish."

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