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Easy Peanut Noodles with Edamame

Easy Peanut Noodles with Edamame

2 people



  • 90 grams udon noodles or another Asian-style noodle (1 bundle)
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, steamed (see note)
  • 2 cups chopped spinach

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 4 tablespoons water

Optional Garnish:

  • Chopped fresh herbs (basil, cilantro, mint)
  • Roasted peanuts (shelled)
  • Lime wedges
  • Crushed red pepper


Prepare the noodles:

  1. Add noodles to boiling water and simmer 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.

Prepare the sauce:

  1. In the meantime, whisk together peanut butter, rice vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger in a large bowl. Add water gradually and whisk until sauce is pourable.
  2. Stir in cooked noodles, edamame, and spinach.
  3. Serve with fresh herbs, peanuts, lime wedges, and crushed red pepper, if using.
Recipe Notes

To steam edamame: microwave in a steamable bag, or fill bottom of steamer pot with one inch of water and add frozen shelled edamame to top basket of steamer and cook 5 minutes, or until hot.


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