Thai Peanut Noodles

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Thai Peanut Noodles make for a quick and easy meal. Cook the noodles, saute the veggies, mix it all together and you have dinner! If you want to add protein, you can easily do so as well. While this is a little “expensive” Points-wise, you can easily lighten it up by substituting half of the noodles for Zoodles. This is already a veggie powerhouse with the broccoli slaw. Adding in Zoodles will just make it greener!

For the sauce, I buy pre-made sauce from Whole Foods. I have a variety of different peanut sauces I like but this store-bought kind is fast when time is short. Feel free to substitute in your favorite peanut sauce, the end result will still be amazing!

Thai Peanut Noodles
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Thai Peanut Noodles

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 382 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Peanut Sauce I use Whole Foods Peanut Sauce, you can use your choice of Peanut Sauce. Adjust Points Accordingly.
  • 4 ounces noodles I use either uncooked udon noodles or spaghetti
  • 1 cup broccoli slaw Trader Joe's has this prepackaged

OPTIONAL: Chicken Breast

  • 8 ounces chicken breast cooked and shredded

OPTIONAL: Baked Tofu

  • 12 ounces extra firm tofu pressed
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbso cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray and warm up over medium heat.

  2. Cook noodles per package instructions.

  3. Add broccoli slaw to pan and cook until slaw begins to soften. Add noodles and peanut sauce and stir until thoroughly combined. Allow to cook for a minute or so. 

    OPTIONAL NOTE: Add in cooked chicken or baked tofu with the sauce and noodles. Combine thoroughly.

OPTIONAL: Baked Tofu Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Press tofu block to remove as much water as possible.

  3. Slice tofu block into cubes, about 1 inch square, and add to medium sized bowl. Add 1 Tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp olive oil, and 1 Tbsp cornstarch and stir until no dry spots of cornstarch can be seen on the tofu. Transfer tofu to baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Notes

Points Information per Serving*:

  • Freestyle:  10 Points
  • Beyond the Scale/Smart Points - 10 Points

Points Breakdown*:

  • Peanut Sauce - 4 Points per serving
  • Noodles - 6 Points per serving

*Points information as calculated through the WW app/recipe builder. Your results may vary.

Nutrition Facts
Thai Peanut Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 382 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Sodium 868mg38%
Potassium 310mg9%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 52.6mg64%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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