Pasta With Thai Peanut Sauce

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by glen_hawkins

This quick, easy, and flexible recipe is a "poker club" favorite! It's full of Asian vegetables, unique, and absolutely delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb your favorite protein shrimp, pork, chicken, sausage
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (12 ounce) jarmandarin orange wedges with juice
  • 1 cup pea pods
  • 1 (6 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 (12 ounce) can baby corn
  • 1 (6 ounce) can bamboo shoots
  • 1 lb wide egg noodles
  • 2 cups chicken broth or 2 cups stock
  • 2 cups peanut sauce (commercial or see home-made below)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Dice Pork, Chicken or Sausage into 1 inch pieces. (If using shelled and deveined shrimp sauté with salt and pepper until just done, about 3 minutes, then remove from saucepan) Sauté pork, chicken or sausage in a saucepan with olive oil over medium heat until just done. Add pea pods, water chestnuts, baby corn, bamboo shoots and garlic. Continue to sauté until pea pods are tender. Salt and pepper to taste. Add peanut sauce and chicken broth stirring occasionally until entire mixture is warm. Add Mandarin orange wedges with juice just before serving.
  2. Prepare pasta per package directions.
  3. If using shrimp, add to peanut sauce mixture just before serving.
  4. Spoon sauce over pasta and enjoy! - Garnish with crushed roasted peanuts (optional).
  5. Home-made Peanut Sauce:.
  6. 1 ¾ cups coconut milk.
  7. 2 tablespoons red curry paste.
  8. ¼ cup fish sauce.
  9. 3 tablespoons sugar.
  10. 1 cup ground roasted peanuts.
  11. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

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