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Rainbow Asian Skillet Peanut Noodles

Rainbow Asian Peanut Noodles makes the perfect easy weeknight meal full of bright and healthy vegetables. Best of all, it takes less than 30 minutes to make!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword easy asian noodles, easy dinner recipe, meatless Asian dinner, noodles with peanut sauce, vegetarian peanut noodles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 393 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 8 ounces your favorite dry pasta noodles I used gluten free spaghetti noodles
  • olive oil for sauteeing


  • 1 cup red cabbage or radicchio thinly sliced or shredded
  • 1/2 red bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic minced


  • 5 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce can substitute with gluten free tamari or coconut aminos for paleo-friendly version
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoons red chili flakes or Sriracha *optional
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger grated or minced
  • 4 Tablespoons hot or boiling water


  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped, divided
  • roasted peanuts
  • Sriracha sauce


  1. Set a medium pot of water to boil. Add pasta noodles and cook according to package directions.
  2. While the noodles are cooking, in a medium bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients adding the hot water last and mix until combined.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté for about 10-20 seconds until fragrant being careful not to burn it. Add remaining vegetables and sauté for 4-5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cooked pasta and peanut sauce to the pan and toss to coat the ingredients together. Add 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro and toss to combine. Season more with salt or black pepper to taste if desired.
  5. Sprinkle with green onions, remaining cilantro and sesame seeds if desired.
  6. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

For a thinner sauce, add another 1/4 cup of water or chicken broth to the sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Asian Skillet Peanut Noodles
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (1/4 recipe))
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 783mg33%
Potassium 421mg12%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 2565IU51%
Vitamin C 33.2mg40%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.