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Thai Peanut Noodle Recipe For Kids

Kid-Friendly Dinner — Thai Peanut Noodles

What tot can't resist the sweet creaminess of peanut butter? Add a bit of tang, some extra crunch, and soft noodles and you're serving the family a dinner hit! This recipe for Thai peanut noodles is very simple, making it perfect for little helping hands. Top with the veggies your family loves for a complete vegetarian meal or serve with grilled chicken or fish for a full-on dinner. With just a hint of ginger, a touch of fresh lime, and some Asian flair, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

Keep reading for the flavorful recipe!

Thai Peanut Noodles

Thai Peanut Noodles

Thai Peanut Noodles


8 ounces udon noodles
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon sesame seed oil
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon chopped peanuts
Squeeze of lime
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup grated red pepper
1 green onion chopped


  1. Bring six cups of water to a boil and add the udon noodles. If you don't have udon noodles, you could substitute spaghetti or fettuccine noodles.
  2. While the noodles are boiling, measure and add the peanut butter, water, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and ginger to a large mixing bowl. This is a great opportunity for your tot to help measure and mix! Whisk the sauce together until it has a smooth consistency.
  3. Grate the carrot and red pepper, and chop the green onion.
  4. Once the pasta has cooked through, strain and add to the mixing bowl with the sauce. Gently stir the noodles into the sauce until it is evenly coated.
  5. Drizzle the noodles with sesame seed oil and a squeeze of lime. Top with the grated carrot, red pepper, and green onion along with the chopped peanuts.
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