Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce

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Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time16 mins
Course: Main Dish

Ingredients

  • 8 oz rice stick noodles
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 1 t grated gingerroot
  • 1/2 t crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable 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 T)
  • 2 T chopped fresh cilantro if desired

Instructions

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