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Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Recipe

Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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