Peanut & Chilli Noodles

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


4 Servings

About the Recipe

You're in to mood for a Thai meal but you just can't face the journey in to town. Even with just a few ingredients you can make your own home made alternative.

If you're especially hungry try adding in some tofu.


For the peanut sauce

  • 50g/1¾oz peanut butter (around 3 tbsp)

  • 1 tbsp grated fresh root ginger

  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce

  • 1 lime, juice only

To garnish

  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp roasted salted peanuts, finely chopped (optional)


  1. Cook the noodles in a pan of boiling water with a generous pinch of salt for 6–7 minutes, or according to packet instructions, until tender.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk all of the sauce ingredients together in a bowl, adding 4 tablespoons of water to loosen the sauce.

  3. Drain the noodles, leaving a splash of water in the bottom of the pan. Add the peanut sauce, heat for a minute and toss through the noodles.

  4. Garnish with chopped spring onions and peanuts, if using.