Thai-Style Peanut Sauce Noodles with Shrimp

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce Noodles with Shrimp
Photo: Tawnie Kroll, RDN

No need to dine out at your local Thai restaurant tonight — you can easily make these peanut sauce noodles with shrimp right at home! Let’s dive into making the sauce! I like to get all of my ingredients out on the counter, measure them out and mix. No need to separate into smaller bowls — just use one mixing bowl. This sauce recipe makes 1 cup of peanut sauce!

What to do with this peanut sauce? It’s good with pretty much any stir fry recipe and goes will with any noodle dish.Thai-Style Peanut Sauce Noodles with Shrimp - Kebabs or spring rolls are great uses of this sauce too! You can also use it in a cold noodle salad and it goes great with sliced chicken breast and chopped cilantro on top!

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce Noodles with Shrimp

Serves 4


  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ½ large red bell pepper, julienned
  • cup carrots, julienned
  • cup cooked shrimp, tail off, shell off, size: 91/110
  • 2 7.7-ounce packages stir-fry noodles
  • ¾ cup frozen peas
  • ⅓ cup unsalted peanuts, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Peanut sauce:

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar (seasoned)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper chili flakes


  1. Combine all peanut sauce ingredients into a medium sized bowl, whisk and set aside.
  2. In a wok or large frying pan, heat avocado oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add carrots and bell pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add in shrimp and noodles and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes. Once shrimp is cooked, add in ½ cup peanut sauce and peas. Continue to add more sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with chopped peanuts and enjoy!
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Tawnie Graham, RDN, is a huge lover of cooking and baking, a healthy recipe creator and fitness enthusiast. You can catch her either blogging, instructing at Pilates or cooking in the kitchen. She blogs at and you can follow her on Instagram.