Spicy Peanut Sauce Noodles
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 2 servings
Rice noodles tossed with spinach and red bell pepper in a savory peanut sauce. These simple to make yet delicious spicy peanut sauce noodles are perfect for a quick meal any night of the week.
  • 8 oz noodles
Chili Garlic Oil
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 1 shallot, finely minced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 Thai bird eye chili
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
Peanut Sauce Noodles
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • ⅛ cup hoisin or oyster sauce, more to taste
  • 1 - 1½ tablespoon lime juice
  • ⅔ cup hot water
  • Scallions
  1. In a medium sized pot, bring water to a boil over medium to high heat. Once the water comes to a boil, add the noodles to the pot and cook according to the directions on the packaging. Once the noodles are done cooking, drain them and set aside for now.
  2. In a small skillet, add vegetable oil over low to medium heat. Once the vegetable oil has heated, add shallots and cook for a few minutes until they start to brown. Next add garlic and cook for another minute or two until the garlic starts to brown. Add crushed red peppers, sliced chili peppers, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Cook over low heat for all the ingredients to combine. But keep an eye on the garlic because it can quickly brown and become burnt. Set aside for now.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, add peanut butter and hoisin sauce over low heat. Use a spatula to stir to mix them together. Pour in water and mix until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Add thinly cut red bell pepper to the skillet and cook for a couple minutes before removing from heat. Then add the noodles and spinach. Toss to combine all the ingredients together. If the sauce is too thick, add a little water to loosen it up.
  5. When ready to serve, plate the peanut sauce noodles. Then add a generous amount of the garlic chili oil on top.
  6. Serve the spicy peanut sauce noodles warm.
Recipe by Cooking with a Wallflower at https://cookingwithawallflower.com/2020/09/23/spicy-peanut-sauce-noodles/