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Creamy Peanut Thai Noodles

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Creamy Peanut Thai Noodles
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 863kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1 Pound Dried Farfalle Pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons Asian Sesame Oil~Divided
  • 1 1/2 Cups Carrots Julienned
  • 4 Cups Purple Cabbage Very Thinly Sliced
  • 1 1/2 Cups Green Onions Sliced on the Diagonal
  • 1 Red Pepper Julienned
  • 2-3 Cups Chicken Cooked and Cut into Large Cubes
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro Roughly Chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Dry Roasted Peanuts


  • 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 2 Teaspoons Lime Zest
  • 1 Can 13 Ounce Coconut Milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups Heavy Cream
  • 3 Tablespoons Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger Grated
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper


  • Cook pasta in salted water according to package direction and drain well.  Return the drained pasta to the dried original cooking pot and toss with 2 Tablespoons sesame oil. Put the lid on the pot to keep it warm and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, while the pasta is cooking, make the sauce; in a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water.Mix the remaining sauce ingredients except the lime, in a mixing bowl until smooth. Set aside
  •  Add 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil to a large, high sided saute pan over medium heat. Add the carrots, cabbage, green onion and red pepper, and cook over medium-high until fork tender, about 5 minutes. Pour sauce into the skillet over veggies and bring to a simmer. Add chicken and simmer until chicken is heated through and sauce is nice and thick.
  • Pour sauce and veggie mixture over the pasta and toss until well combined. Squeeze lime juice over pasta, toss again, then pour the mixture into a serving dish and sprinkle the top evenly with cilantro and peanuts. Serve :)


Calories: 863kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 898mg | Potassium: 862mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 7895IU | Vitamin C: 67.7mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 3.2mg