Spicy Thai 
Noodle Salad
 with Sriracha Roasted Peanuts

A cold Asian noodle salad is a happy and healthy stir-fry alternative that can be made in advance and served straight out of the fridge. Our favorite is this spicy Thai noodle salad topped with sriracha-roasted peanuts.

Love noodle salads? Try this Thai Rice Noodle Salad recipe.

Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
30 min


Sriracha peanuts

  • 5 oz dry-roasted unsalted peanuts, shelled
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp sriracha or your favorite hot sauce


  • 7 oz brown rice pad Thai noodles (or for color, try purple potato rice noodles)
  • 1 large carrot, spiralized or julienned
  • 2 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 6 oz sugar snap peas, julienned
  • 1 cup frozen edamame, shelled and thawed
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp each black and white sesame seeds


  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice, plus ¼ tsp lime zest
  • ¼ cup natural unsalted peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ½ red chile, seeded and minced
  • ¼ tsp puréed fresh ginger
  • Pinch sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, toss together peanuts, maple syrup and sriracha until peanuts are coated. Roast for 10 minutes, until peanuts are lightly toasted and fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  4. To a large bowl, add noodles, carrots, red cabbage, snap peas, edamame and onions and set aside.
  5. To a 12-oz Mason jar, add all dressing ingredients plus ¼ cup water. Shake vigorously until combined. Add dressing to bowl and toss.
  6. Top with peanuts, cilantro and seeds. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 1/2 cups
  • Calories 414
  • Carbohydrate Content 50 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 20 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 99 mg
  • Sugar Content 11 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 3 g