Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
My husband loves the spicy flavors in these Thai chicken noodles and often breaks out the chopsticks for a more immersive experience. — Jennifer Fisher, Austin, Texas
Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 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


  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.

Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles Tips

What kind of noodles are Thai noodles?

Thai noodles are authentically made with rice noodles, which you can find in the Asian/ethnic area of your grocery store. Feel free to substitute them for the spaghetti noodles called for in this recipe.

What are other good Thai noodle recipes?

Another good Thai noodle is the popular pad Thai! Check out our other Thai-inspired dishes, including curry soup, lettuce cups and coconut beef.

What goes with Thai peanut noodles?

For the perfect appetizer to go with Thai noodles, serve some spring rolls! Research contributed by Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant