The Best Thai Peanut Noodles Recipe

August 1, 2022

Every morning you decide to eat healthy and nutritious food for the day, but do you really stick to it? 

Every morning you decide to eat healthy and nutritious food for the day, but do you really stick to it? Eating healthy is a choice that most college students want to make, and they try hard to eat balanced meals every week. However, it is difficult to cook healthy and tasty meals when juggling classes, assignments, exams, and even a part-time job. Your taste buds need a change after eating the same meals every day. There is a quick fix to this problem in the form of an easy and healthy recipe you will enjoy cooking every single time. Eating healthy and nutritious food shouldn’t be a tedious process; it should be something to look forward to, and “Thai peanut noodles” proves that.

This recipe is a go-to when craving something saucy and delicious but doesn’t throw your healthy habits off track. Time is crucial for college students; this quick and easy dish has a total cooking time of fewer than 30 minutes. You can use unsweetened peanut butter instead of the regular sugary peanut butter and healthy noodles like whole wheat or veggie.

Thai Peanut Noodles Recipe  

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 mins 


8 ounce box of Healthy noodles of choice 1 cup julienned carrots
1 cup chopped mushrooms
1⁄4 cup chopped green onions

1 cup chopped red/yellow peppers

For the sauce:

1⁄3 cup hot water
1⁄4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon raw honey, maple syrup or sweetener of choice

3⁄4 cup unsweetened creamy/crunchy peanut butter


1. Prepare the noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and serve hot or rinse with cold water based on your preference.

2. To prepare the sauce, add all the sauce ingredients to a high-speed blender and puree until smooth.

3. Combine the chopped vegetables in a pan and stir-fry.
4. Pour the blended sauce into the pan, add the noodles, and mix.

5. Add cooked chicken for more protein, if desired.

If you liked this recipe and want to gain more guidance on how to prepare a quick and easy balanced meal, schedule an appointment with Boynton Health Nutrition. At Boynton Health Nutrition, registered dietician nutritionists can help you achieve your healthy eating goals by providing information on components of a healthy diet, exercising, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and menu planning. They can also help you with food allergies, Irritable bowel syndrome, malnutrition, weight management, diabetes, and more. You can schedule an appointment by calling (612-625-3222) or by visiting Boynton Health's main website.


Written by Nikita Kamath , Edited by Domonique Green

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