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Spicy Sesame Peanut Noodles

A zesty blend of peanut butter and spices tossed with noodles for a quickly prepared yet savory and satisfying meal.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


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2/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 green onions, sliced
2 tbsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp ginger powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Juice from one lime
1/2 pound pasta or noodles, cooked
2 tbsp sesame seeds


Gather all your ingredients in preparation for the cooking process.
Over low heat, in a small saucepan, add the peanut butter to begin melting it slightly.
Incorporate the soy sauce into the saucepan with the melting peanut butter, stirring to blend the ingredients.
Include the minced garlic and the sliced green onions to the mixture for added flavor and aroma.
Pour the sesame oil into the saucepan, and whisk together with the other ingredients to infuse the sesame flavor thoroughly.
Sprinkle in the ginger powder and cayenne pepper, stirring these spices in for a balanced heat and flavor profile.
Squeeze in the juice from one lime and whisk the entire sauce mixture until every ingredient is smoothly combined and the sauce is uniform in texture.
Take the cooked pasta or noodles and place them in a large mixing bowl that’s suitable for tossing.
Pour the spicy sesame peanut sauce over the cooked pasta or noodles.
Gently toss the noodles with the sauce, ensuring even coverage and that every noodle is well-coated with the sauce.
Finish the dish by sprinkling sesame seeds over the sauced noodles for a nutty crunch.
Decide whether to serve the Spicy Sesame Peanut Noodles hot or allow them to cool and serve as a cold pasta salad.


For an extra kick, adjust the cayenne pepper according to your heat preference.
Top with additional sliced green onions or chopped cilantro for a fresh garnish.
Add your favorite protein or vegetables to tailor this dish to your liking.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Diet: Halal


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the dish
  • Calories: Estimated 400-500 kcal
  • Sugar: Estimated 5g
  • Sodium: Estimated 1000mg
  • Fat: Estimated 20g
  • Saturated Fat: Estimated 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: Estimated 12g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: Estimated 45g
  • Fiber: Estimated 4g
  • Protein: Estimated 15g
  • Cholesterol: Estimated 0mg

Keywords: Spicy Sesame Peanut Noodles, Asian Cuisine, Peanut Sauce, Noodle Salad, Vegetarian, ,