recipe

Now you can make your favorite takeout noodles at home!

safety
  • Uses the stovetop
  • Uses a knife
difficulty
  • Intermediate
time
  • 45 minutes
yield
  • Serves 4 to 6

Prepare Ingredients

½ cup
creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons
lime juice, squeezed from 2 limes, plus lime wedges
3 tablespoons
soy sauce
2 tablespoons
tahini
1 tablespoon
honey
2
garlic cloves, peeled and minced
½ teaspoon
ground ginger
¼ cup
hot water
1
carrot
1 pound
fresh Chinese noodles or 12 ounces dried linguine
6 ounces
snow peas, strings removed and cut in half

Gather Cooking Equipment

Dutch oven
Large bowl
Whisk
Vegetable peeler
Chef's knife
Cutting board
Box grater
Tongs
Colander
Oven mitts
1
 

In Dutch oven or large pot, bring 4 quarts water to boil over high heat.

 
2
 
½ cup
creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons
lime juice, squeezed from 2 limes, plus lime wedges
3 tablespoons
soy sauce
2 tablespoons
tahini
1 tablespoon
honey
2
garlic cloves, peeled and minced
½ teaspoon
ground ginger
¼ cup
hot water

Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce, tahini, honey, garlic, and ginger until smooth. Whisk in hot water until fully incorporated into sauce.

 
3
 
1
carrot

Use vegetable peeler to peel carrot. Use chef’s knife to trim ends of carrot. Discard trimmed ends. Holding thicker end of carrot, carefully run carrot over large holes of box grater to shred (stop when your fingers get close to grater and discard carrot end).

 
4
 
1 pound
fresh Chinese noodles or 12 ounces dried linguine

Add noodles to boiling water in Dutch oven (ask an adult for help). Cook, stirring often with tongs, until noodles are tender, about 3 minutes if using fresh noodles or 10 to 12 minutes if using dried.

 
5
 

Ask an adult to pour noodles and water into colander (use oven mitts to hold hot pot). Rinse noodles under cold running water. Drain noodles well.

 
6
 
6 ounces
snow peas, strings removed, and cut in half

Transfer noodles to bowl with sauce. Add carrot and snow peas. Use tongs to combine noodles, vegetables, and sauce. Serve with lime wedges.