Sesame Peanut Noodles are a quick and flavorful Asian-inspired dish. This recipe features noodles coated in a creamy, savory sauce made with peanut butter and sesame oil, perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.


  • 8 oz noodles (such as Asian noodles)
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey or sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili sauce or sriracha (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • Optional: 1/2 cup shredded carrots, 1/2 cup sliced cucumber, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Cook the noodles according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey or sugar, minced garlic, grated ginger, and chili sauce. Slowly add the warm water while whisking until you achieve a smooth, pourable sauce consistency.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the cooked noodles with the peanut sauce until evenly coated.
  4. If using, add the shredded carrots and sliced cucumber to the noodles, and toss to combine.
  5. Garnish the noodles with green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and chopped cilantro.
  6. Serve the Sesame Peanut Noodles either warm or at room temperature.
  7. Enjoy this easy and delicious meal!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 350-400
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 10g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • Serves: 4

Sesame Peanut Noodles are not only quick and easy to make but also packed with flavor. The creamy peanut sauce with a hint of spice and tang makes this dish a crowd-pleaser. You can add more vegetables or protein like tofu or chicken to make it a more substantial meal.

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