Thai Peanut Noodles with Vegetables

I love noodles with vegetables from all cuisines. I’ve never had peanut sauce before so I was determined to put this dish together. I was not disappointed, the nuttiness of the peanut sauce and the crunch of the vegetables were the combination I was looking for.

Thai Peanut Noodles with Vegetables

3 Servings

I love noodles with vegetables from all cuisines. I've never had peanut sauce before so I was determined to put this dish together. I was not disappointed, the nuttiness of the peanut sauce and the crunch of the vegetables were the combination I was looking for.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces vermicelli pasta
  • 1/4 teaspoon chicken granules*
  • 1/4 cup warm water*
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced thin
  • 1 large slice white onion, halved
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons water

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse under cold water.
  3. Place the drained pasta back into the pan that you cooked it in, set aside.
  4. Mix chicken granules with 1/4 cup of warm water, set aside.
  5. Add the oil to a medium size skillet.
  6. Saute the onion and celery in the oil over low to medium heat, until onion becomes fragrant.
  7. Add the granule/water mixture to the skillet.
  8. Add the coleslaw mixture to the skillet, stirring to blend well.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer just until cabbage starts to wilt.
  10. When cabbage is wilted, toss vegetable mixture in with the pasta.
  11. In a small saucepan, blend peanut butter, soy sauce, sugar, garlic and white pepper and 3 tablespoons water.
  12. Heat over low to medium heat stirring constantly, just until heated through.
  13. Pour peanut butter sauce over the pasta/vegetables tossing lightly to coat through.]
  14. Serve immediately.

Notes

*May use 1/4 cup chicken broth instead of the granules mixed with warm water. I didn't have any broth on hand.

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