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Chicken Noodle Stir Fry with Sesame Peanuts

Chicken Noodle Stir Fry with Sesame Peanuts

This easy-to-make stir fry features a mixture of colorful vegetables, flavorful seasonings and filling rice noodles topped with homemade sesame peanuts!

6 Servings
prep time
Prep Time 15 minutes
cook time
Cook Time 15 minutes
total time
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 cup PLANTERS® Cocktail Peanuts
  • 1/4 cup, plus 1 tablespoon honey, divided
  • 3 tablespoons oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 8 ounces wide rice noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup fresh Thai basil, roughly torn
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. In medium skillet over medium heat, combine peanuts, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon oil, sesame seeds and chili flakes. Cook, stirring, 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly toasted and caramelized. Spoon onto parchment-lined plate. Set aside.
  2. In small bowl, combine soy sauce, curry paste, remaining honey, fish sauce and ketchup.
  3. In large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil.  Add chicken. Stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned and cooked through. Add zucchini and red bell pepper. Stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and ginger. Stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in sauce mixture, noodles, basil, and cilantro. Cook, tossing together, 2 to 3 minutes, or until well combined and heated through.
  4. Serve the noodles topped with sesame peanuts and lime wedges.
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