20 Minute Spicy Thai Noodles
Author: 
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 8 servings (about 1 heaping cup each)
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb linguine or fettucine
  • ⅓ cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1½ tsp chili paste (Sambal oelek)
  • 6 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp honey
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 10 green onions, sliced
  • ½ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup dry roasted peanuts
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil; cook pasta 7-9 minutes or until al dente. Drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat sesame oil and crushed red pepper in a small sauce pan over medium heat until hot and fragrant. Strain pepper flakes (to discard), and reserve oil in a bowl and return to sauce pan. Add the chili paste, soy sauce, and honey; whisk well over medium heat to heat until bubbly and heated through.
  3. Toss pasta with the carrots, green onion, cilantro, and peanuts. Pour sauce over the top and toss to combine. Serve hot, at room temperature, or cold.
Notes
Recipe slightly adapted from The Chunky Chef
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 heaping cup Calories: 390 Fat: 13.6 Carbohydrates: 59.4 Sugar: 16.8 Sodium: 518 Fiber: 3.5 Protein: 9.6 Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2020/05/20-minute-spicy-thai-noodles-weekly-menu/