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Easy Spicy Peanut Noodles

Easy Spicy Peanut Noodles! Need a quick weeknight meal that pleases the masses? This easy peanut noodle recipe comes together in minutes and is a great way to clean out odds and ends in the refrigerator, to boot! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 1 pan
Author: The Kitchen Prep


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or oil of choice
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 medium zucchini chopped
  • 4 ounces brown rice noodles or your favorite noodles
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

For the Peanut Sauce

  • ¼ cup tamari or low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger or 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • In a large pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add broccoli florets and chopped zucchini. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until fork-tender.
  • Meanwhile, prepare noodles according to package directions. Once cooked, drain and set aside.
  • Make Spicy Peanut Sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, peanut butter, ginger, red pepper flakes and water until well-combined.
  • Add the peanut sauce to the vegetables and cook for another minute or two until they're coated and the sauce has reduced slightly.
  • Add the cooked rice noodles and toss gently to coat in the sauce.
  • Sprinkle green onion, peanuts & sesame seeds over top just before serving.