This is one of my favorite recipes. I love leftovers, and somehow a cold peanut noodle salad, tastes like the best kind of leftovers. The tang of soy sauce and ginger and garlic…so good for a quick lunch, and since this takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish, I know you will love it too!
Here we are:
This recipe is very loosely inspired by the Szechwan Noodles in the Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (the original one! page. 108)
I say, loosely since I changed quite a bit! The original recipe is fantastic, I just didn’t have all the ingredients that she called for, nor did I want to, so I came up with this version, which is way cheaper, easier to make and just as good!
In case you want to make hers, just know the changes I made:
- I omitted the tahini, sherry, hot chili oil, sesame oil
- I changed the process, to hand whisk instead of process it. I halved the recipe to serve 4.
- I added tabasco, made the peanut butter natural, used cider vinegar instead of sherry vinegar, used tamari instead of soy, powdered ginger instead of fresh.
See? I did say, loosely!
Foodie Extravaganza is a monthly food fest, where a group of bloggers all create and share a recipe around one of the monthly food ‘holidays’ as detailed in The Nibble. This month Sneha from Snehas Recipe is hosting, Peanut Butter is our theme. Posting day is always the first Wednesday of each month. If you are a blogger and would like to join our group and blog along with us, come join our Facebook page Foodie Extravaganza. We would love to have you! If you’re a spectator looking for delicious tid-bits check out our Foodie Extravaganza Pinterest Board! Looking for our previous parties? Check them out HERE. Check out these great Peanut Butter submissions!
Homemade Peanut butter Cups from Fearlessly Creative Mammas
Cold Noodles with Asian Peanut Sauce from Hardly a Goddess
Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Bars from Palatable Pastime
Peanut Butter Bars with Oatmeal and Chocolate Chips from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Peanut Butter Cookies from Basic N Delicious
Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups from Sneha’s Recipe
West African Peanut Soup from Caroline’s Cooking
Peanut Butter Chocolate Bread from Making Miracles