Peanut Sesame Noodles with Sriracha

  • Servings: 8
  • Cooking time: 00:10
  • Prep time: 00:10


1 lb dry spaghetti (I use multi-grain)
1 cucumber; peeled, seeded, and cut into matchsticks
1 cup finely shredded carrot
3 cloves minced fresh garlic
½ cup freshly chopped scallion
2 cups shredded chicken from leftover rotisserie chicken (alternatively, boil 2-3 chicken breasts or thighs in salted water until cooked through; shred the cooked chicken.)
For the Sauce:
⅓ cup smooth (not chunky) peanut butter
¼ cup regular soy sauce
2 TB Asian rice vinegar
4 TB Asian sesame oil, divided
2 TB packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
1-2 tsp Sriracha, depending on how spicy you want it
Toasted sesame seeds for garnish
Chopped roasted peanuts for garnish