Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Enjoy these delicious rice noodles with added peanut mixture and veggies – a wonderful dinner sprinkled with cilantro.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz rice stick noodles
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2
cup vegetable or chicken broth
1
cup shredded carrots (1 1/2 medium)
1
small red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 2 quarts water to boiling. Break noodles in half and pull apart slightly; drop into boiling water. Cook uncovered 1 minute; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat peanut butter, soy sauce, gingerroot and crushed red pepper with wire whisk until smooth. Gradually beat in broth.
  • 3 Place noodles in large bowl. Add peanut butter mixture, carrots, bell pepper and onions; toss. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

Rice stick noodles are white and translucent and have a very delicate flavor and texture, making them perfect for soaking up whatever flavors they're mixed with. Look for them in the Asian-foods section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 cup)
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.