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Thai Peanut Chicken Pasta

Better than takeout Thai Peanut Chicken Pasta with sautéed veggies, chicken and a creamy thai peanut sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
resting time5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 668kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces spaghetti noodles
  • 3 Tablespoons sesame oil , divided
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic , minced
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 carrots , julienne sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper , chopped
  • 1 cup napa cabbage , chopped
  • 1 cup red cabbage , chopped
  • 2/3 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 6 green onions , chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro , chopped

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons Sriracha hot sauces (or more to taste)

Instructions

  • Cook spaghetti noodles according to package instructions. Drain and toss with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. Set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil to a large wok or fry pan over medium heat. 
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan and cook for several minutes on both sides, until cooked through. 
  • Remove to a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes, then chop.
  • Stir sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Add remaining tablespoon of sesame oil to the pan over medium high heat.
  • Add garlic, ginger, carrots, bell pepper, both types of cabbage, peanuts, chopped chicken, and green onions. 
  • Saute for 2-3 minutes. Lower heat to medium and add the sauce to the pan and toss to combine. 
  • Serve warm. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 668kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 770mg | Potassium: 889mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 5330IU | Vitamin C: 60.3mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 2.8mg