Quick and Easy Satay Noodles

With the perfect balance of heat, salt and tartness, you’ll have this on your table before you can run out to grab a hot box!

Serves: 2


For the sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 lime, juiced

For the noodles:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • handful sugar snap peas, halved
  • 1 small carrot, finely sliced
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 packs soft ready-to-wok noodles (egg free)

To serve (optional):

  • 2 teaspoons white sesame seeds
  • small handful fresh coriander
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced

To make the sauce, whisk together the peanut butter, soy sauce, and chilli flakes along with 200ml cold water in a bowl. Whisk in the lime juice to form a smooth paste.

For the noodles, heat the oil in a wok over high heat. When the oil is hot, throw in the vegetables and stir-fry for one or two minutes. Separate the soft noodles and add them to the wok. Pour in the peanut sauce and stir-fry for a further minute.

Sprinkle over the sesame seeds, coriander and chilli. Serve immediately.

Recipe taken from 15-Minute Vegan by Katy Beskow
15-Minute Vegan
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