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I'm a huge fan of cold peanut noodles, especially soba noodles. Soba noodles are Japanese buckwheat noodles, and are great for vegetarians. A 2-ounce (dry) serving of soba noodles has 8 grams of protein and 12% of the RDA of dietary fiber - and no cholesterol. Add different vegetables if you wish (shredded cabbage is good, or water chestnuts), and if you're not vegetarian, add soy-marinated chicken, shrimp or even salmon. Cook time is for boiling the noodles.
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For the sauce
- 4 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)
- 4 ounces cooked soba noodles (or regular spaghetti)
- 1/2 red bell pepper, cut in strips
- 1/2 cup julienned carrot
- 2 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 cup peanuts (I like the Spanish redskins; roasted will do, also)
- 1Combine sauce ingredients thoroughly.
- 2Toss cooked soba noodles (or spaghetti) with vegetables.
- 3Add sauce and combine to coat everything.
- 4(Since the flavors are so intense, I like my noodles a little on the"dry" side-- you can make this dish more"saucy" if you wish.) Add peanuts, adjust seasoning, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
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Nutritional Facts for Cold Peanut Soba Noodles
Serving Size: 1 (127 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 362.5
- Calories from Fat 176
- Total Fat 19.6 g
- Saturated Fat 3.3 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 567.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 39.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
- Sugars 12.4 g
- Protein 13.8 g