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Instant Pot Thai Peanut Noodles

Ready in just 30 minutes, this Thai favorite makes a great weeknight dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Instant Pot recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 513kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger minced
  • ½ red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • Sriracha sauce optional (add 2-4 teaspoons with the sauce before cooking to add a bit of heat)
  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (the juice of one lime)
  • peanuts to garnish

Instructions

  • Combine sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and sliced peppers in the Instant Pot. Cook on sauté for 1-2 minutes.
    pepper slices in an instant pot
  • Add honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, chicken broth, and rice vinegar; stir to combine.
  • Break noodles in half and add them to the pot, pushing them down to liquid level.
    spaghetti noodles, raw
  • Close pressure valve and set to cook in manual mode for 4 minutes.
  • Do a quick release when pressure cooking time has elapsed.
  • Stir in lime juice and cilantro. Garnish with peanuts.
    cooked noodles in an instant pot

To make these Thai peanut noodles on the stove top

  • Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil, then add pasta. Return water to a boil and cook for 8 to 12 minutes.
  • Drain noodles and return to pot.
  • While water is heating, sauté sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and sliced peppers in a saucepan on medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, chicken broth, and rice vinegar; stir to combine. Continue cooking on low until pasta noodles are ready.
  • Pour sauce over noodles in pot. Add cilantro and lime juice then stir to coat noodles.

Notes

Serves 4
 

Nutrition

Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1303mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 542IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg