Peanut Thai Pasta

Peanut Thai Pasta

10 reviews, 3.8 star(s). 70% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

This vegetarian pasta dish is spicy and nutty. It can be served as a side dish or an entree. It's cheap and easy to make, and it tastes great.


1/2 cup Peanut butter
5 large cloves garlic; peeled
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger; peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Fish sauce
3 tablespoons Brown sugar
2 small limes; juiced
1/4 cup chicken; or vegetable broth
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
8 ounces vermicelli; or thin spagetti
8 ounces fresh bean sprouts
1 cup frozen peas
2 medium Green onions

Original recipe makes 6

Original recipe makes 6 Servings


You've adjusted the recipe from 6 (as originally posted) to 6 Servings. The ingredients above reflect 6 Servings, but the instructions reflect the as-posted 6. You may need to adjust the times, temperatures or quantities mentioned in the recipe below as needed.

Step 1. Put peanut butter, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, broth, and cayenne pepper in a blender or food processor. Pulse the mixture until smooth and let the mixture sit.

Step 2. Add pasta to 1 quart boiling water. Just before the pasta is done, add the frozen peas to the water and let the pasta and peas cook in the water an additional 1-2 minutes.

Step 3. While the pasta is cooking, empty sprouts into a colander and rinse. Leave sprouts in the colander. When pasta and peas are done, pour them over the bean spouts in the colander, draining all water.

Step 4. Pour the contents of the colander (pasta, peas and bean sprouts) into a large serving bowl. Pour the peanut mixture over the top of the noodle mixture and toss to coat evenly. Top the dish with chopped green onions and serve.

Step 5. Adding chicken or tofu to this dish adds a nice element.

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Too much garlic for my family's taste.
Erincpeters 2y ago

Great simple recipe. Would also be good with shrimp.
Jenstarling 2y ago

not my cup of tea...
Mistacious 3y ago

Easy and exactly the way I like it!
Hansmarcuson 4y ago

mischab1 4y ago

This was really good. I added spinach and some Chinese basil. There was something a little strong tasting though.....I think I added too much ginger, because I just eyeballed it since I didn't mince it. Next time I will be more careful of how much ginger I add. I can't wait to add chicken!!
petitechefB 4y ago

This recipe was yummy. I can't wait to make it again.
laura1star 4y ago

This was FABULOUS! So simple to make, and absolutely delicious. I added the optional chicken, which was a delight. My friends all loved it!
AggieTuba1 5y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
OscarDMeyer 9y ago

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