Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Recipe Wednesday

I'm so sorry to disappoint those of you here for wedding wednesday, but truly, this is more important. Last night I discovered one of the most delicious meals I've have ever made. Let me preface by saying, I love peanut sauce, so I was predisposed to liking this meal before I ever tasted it. But wow. It was incredible.

I made a couple small changes. But I got the general recipe from SkinnyTaste (which I also just found and LOVE now).

So here it is: Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken.

For peanut sauce:
  • 14.5 oz fat free chicken broth (vegetarians use vegetable broth)
  • 5 tbsp better'n peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce (use Tamari for gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
For everything else:
  • 16 oz chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (use Tamari for gluten free)
  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • 3/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups julienned carrots
  • 1 large julienned zucchini
  • 1 julienned red pepper 
  • 2 tbsp chopped peanuts 
  • 1 lime, sliced

For the peanut sauce: Combine 1 cup chicken broth, peanut butter, honey, 2 tbsp soy sauce, ginger, and 3 cloves crushed garlic in a small saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat stirring occasionally until sauce becomes smooth and well blended, about 5-10 minutes. Set aside.

Season chicken with salt and pepper, lime, garlic, ginger and soy sauce. Heat a large skillet or wok until hot. Add oil and sauté chicken on high heat until cooked through, about 2-3 minutes; remove from heat and set aside.

Add 2 cloves crushed garlic, scallions, carrots, zucchini, peppers and salt, sauté until tender crisp, about 1-2 minutes.

Combine vegetables, chicken and cooked noodles, top with peanut sauce. Garnish with lime slices.

Seriously heaven.


  1. This sounds heavenly! Can't wait to make it! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Yum!!!! I love peanut noodles!!!! Delish.

  3. heck yes! I love peanut sauce too. Thanks for bringing this recipe to my attention.

  4. Sounds amazing! Can't wait to try it

  5. yummm sounds so tasty! and easy to make. xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

  6. Thank you for introducing me to that website- and this recipe. So excited to try this out!

  7. Making this tonight! Looks delish!

  8. I love peanut noodles, and these sound so delicious. If you like spicy, you should try these:

  9. That sounds absolutely delicious! I can't wait to try it!

  10. Umm this looks DELISH! I'm obsessed with peanut sauce so totally making this!


  11. i love peanut/veggie anything!! my mouth is watering just thinking about it! :)

  12. yumm!! looks amazing. doing to check out skinnytaste.. we're always looking for healthy, yummy recipes!

  13. Yum! I love skinnnytaste! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Okay I eat out a ton and don't cook anything with over 5 ingredients (I know, don't judge!). Was this actually easy to make? I would love to step up my housewife game and this looks oh so yum.

  15. I saw this instagram and wanted to know what it was!! Looks delicious, can't wait to try!!!

  16. looks so so yummy!!!! thanks for spinning w me this AM lady. reunion w this on the menu after your trip!

  17. OMG. I may have to try this tonight. It looks phenomenal and I love dishes with an asian flair.

  18. I'm on a detox. This is just MEAN ;) Please do not eat this in front of me tomorrow. xo

    1. This sounds/looks amazing! Thanks for posting the recipe :)

  19. Loving The Skinny Taste! Thanks for sharing.


  20. I did miss Wedding Wednesday though!

  21. Looks good!

  22. What's sad is that I've already eaten dinner and I want to eat again now. Sounds good.

  23. I love peanut sauce as well, as does the husband. Definitely printing this out for the rotation!

  24. These. Look. Delectable.
    xo Josie


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