Recipe : Buckwheat Noodles in Spicy Peanut Butter Sauce

Buckwheat noodles with spicy peanut butter

Recipe for buckwheat noodles tossed together with spicy and creamy peanut butter sauce. The crunch of peanuts and sesame when combined with  the spicy-sweet sauce gives the noodles a flavorful boost.

Ingredients

For Noodles

buckwheat noodles – 1 pack

Capsicum - 1, sliced

Cabbage  - 1 cup, shredded

Carrot – 1 Cut into thin strips

Onions – 2, sliced

Ginger – 2 Tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 2 Tsp, finely chopped

Roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup, roughly chopped

Roasted Sesame seeds – 2 Tsp for garnish (optional)

Oil  - 2 Tbsp

 

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Creamy peanut butter - 1/4 cup

Warm water - 1/4 cup

Soy sauce - 2 Tbsp

Honey - 1 Tbsp

Sriracha/Schezwan sauce  - 2 Tbsp (more or less to taste)

Fresh lime juice - 2 Tbsp

Sesame oil - 1 Tbsp

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Instructions

  1. Heat 2L water in a sauce pan.
  2. Once the water comes to a rolling boil, lower the flame and add 180 grams buckwheat noodles.
  3. Cook the noodles on a medium flame for about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Check and taste a few noodle strands to check doneness.
  5. Strain the noodles in a colander.
  6. Then rinse the cooked noodles very well with fresh water.
  7. Meanwhile prepare peanut sauce by combining all sauce ingredients in a mixing bowl, whisking until well blended and smooth.
  8. Take 2 Tbsp oil in a pan and heat in a low flame.
  9. Add chopped garlic and ginger. Fry for a minute.
  10. Then add sliced onion and fry for about 2 minutes.
  11. Add all the remaining vegetable and sauté at high flame for about 3-4 minutes till the vegetables are cooked but still retain their crunch.
  12. Then add the prepared spicy peanut butter sauce and mix well with the vegetables.
  13. Add the cooked buckwheat noodles to this mixture and toss lightly so that the sauce gets coated evenly. Switch off the flame.
  14. Garnish with roasted peanuts and sesame seeds. Serve hot.

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