Chipotle Peanut Noodle Bowls

Chopsticks ready? These hot noodle bowls are ready in a flash!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1/2
cup apple juice
2
tablespoons soy sauce
2
chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-ounce can), seeded and chopped
1
teaspoon adobo sauce from can of chiles
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
4
cups water
2
medium carrots, cut into julienne strips (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into julienne strips
1
package (8 to 10 ounces) Chinese curly noodles
2
tablespoons chopped peanuts

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix peanut butter, apple juice, soy sauce, chiles and adobo sauce until smooth. Stir in the cilantro.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add carrots and bell pepper; cook 1 minute. Remove from water with slotted spoon. Add noodles to water; cook and drain as directed on package.
  • 3 Toss noodles with peanut butter mixture; divide noodles among 4 bowls. Top with carrots and bell pepper. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Expert Tips

If you like a bit more kick to the sauce, don't remove the seeds from the chiles.

Enjoy this fabulous restaurant-style supper with crusty bread, fresh melon slices and iced tea.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
74g
74%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
28%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.