Recipe taken from A Couple Cooks
- 1/2 lb Napa cabbage, shredded (4-5 cups)
- 1 red pepper
- 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 3 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
- 3 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp Sriracha sauce
- 12 oz soba noodles (or whole wheat spaghetti)
- 2 limes
- 1/2 cup crushed peanuts
- Shred the cabbage. Thinly slice the red pepper. Chop the cilantro and reserve for a garnish.
- Start a pot of water to boil.
- In a small saucepan, whisk together the peanut butter, rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, honey and Sriracha sauce. Cook the sauce over low heat until it is warm and slightly thickened.
- When the water is boiling, cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, place the red pepper in a colander over sink. When the noodles are cooked, drain them over the red pepper in the colander to slightly cook the peppers.
- Transfer noodles, peppers, and cabbage to a serving bowl, add the sauce, and toss until combined.
- To serve, garnished with chopped cilantro, fresh squeezed lime juice (a must!), and a generous helping of crushed peanuts.