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Peanut Butter Noodles Recipe

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Peanut butter and pasta, the combination might seem odd to you but its delicious. Peanut butter noodles are a quick and easy meal. Some of you might remember my recipe for Thai peanut chicken, well; this is very similar only with pasta added. The original recipe didn’t call for chicken but I require meat in my pasta dishes. The chicken, of course, is totally optional. Another thing that is optional is the hot Chile paste, if you like a little spice in your dishes, I would highly recommend adding it. You can add extra vegetables as well. This recipe is all about the sauce; the sauce is sweet, salty and has just the right amount of kick. For the noodles, you can really use whatever type of pasta you prefer (spaghetti, linguini, vermicelli, etc.). If you are looking for a different take on your typical pasta dish, be sure to give this one a try. Enjoy.
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(Makes 4 Servings)

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Peanut Butter Noodles Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  • 2 cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts (sliced or shredded, optional)
  • 8 ounces pasta (such a spaghetti, linguini, or vermicelli)
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup green onions (chopped)
  • Sauce-
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ginger root (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons hot Chile paste (optional)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)




  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add noodles and cook according to package directions. Drain.
    While noodles are cooking in a medium saucepan combine chicken broth, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, peanut butter, honey, and chili paste.
  2. Cook over medium heat while stirring until the peanut butter melts and the mixture is smooth and well blended.
  3. Add noodles into a large serving bowl, add chicken, pour the sauce over the noodles and toss to coat. Garnish with green onions and peanuts.


  1. msmeanie says:

    I have been craving an Asian noodle dish, and this one looks fantastic! Thanks for the recipe! Also, your pictures are great! I find it difficult to photograph some savory dishes in a flattering way.

  2. Bunny says:

    Ok I’ve never used pb with pasta or any other dish I can think of but this really looks good! Does the pb taste like pb???

  3. Bobby says:

    Bunny – if you are asking if it has a strong peanut butter flavor, I would say not at all. The pb, soy sauce garlic and ginger blends nicely.

  4. Joyce says:

    We just tried this today. Left out the chile paste because I don’t do spicy too well. It was yummy. Ate it with lettuce with peanut sauce dressing (bottled), but I suppose we could make a little extra from this recipe for the dressing too.

  5. Stephany says:

    again, you have not disappointed. This recipe was exactly the sauce I’ve been searching for!!
    Many many thanks for making it the most wonderful dinner and one of my new favorite meals for the rotation.

  6. Alyssa says:

    I made this last night (and added about 1 tsp curry powder) and served it with chicken satay — it was AMAZING! Had it again for lunch and again! right now! After trying your Italian meatballs earlier in the week, I’m now officially hooked on your recipes.

    Thanks for the great suggestions; I look forward to exploring your site more!

  7. Kent says:

    Bobby I made this last night… I was browsing your site and since this sounded like a very bad combination, I decided to give it a try! I’ll admit, I honestly did not expect it to taste very good at all. To my surprise, this is now one of my favorites, I will definitely be making this again!

  8. Kent says:

    Added, I done this recipe with chicken, I did deep fried about 1 inch cubes of chicken breast with lightly seasoned flour. Delicious.

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