It’s been a little warm here in the East Bay these last couple of weeks.
That kind of warm where you just don’t want to move, don’t want to do anything that may cause more heat, and that includes eating something warm.
Cat had the genius idea for some cold Thai inspired noodles, and boy did it deliver.
These noodles not only filled our belly in a cool and refreshing way, they were also really delicious!
(and as you’ll see, really easy to make)
- 1 box Angel Hair Pasta
- ⅓ cup thinly sliced onion, or chopped scallions
- ⅔ cup chopped green cabbage
- ½ cup chunky peanut butter
- ⅓ cup soy sauce
- ¼ sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoons black pepper
- ¼ teaspoons ginger
- ¼ teaspoons Sriracha sauce
- a pinch of red pepper flakes
- Chopped peanuts to garnish
- Boil the pasta per packaging directions.
- Strain and run cold water over to cool the pasta.
- While the pasta is boiling, whisk together all the sauce ingredients.
- Once the pasta is cooled, toss together with the sauce, onion, and cabbage in a large bowl until the mixed and the pasta is covered in sauce.
- Serve with some additional chopped peanuts on top.
*Fun Fact: When she was 10-13ish, only 1 out of every 5 batches of sugar cookie dough would make it past the butter/sugar stage and end up in the oven instead of Brie’s stomach. #ThisIsWhyI’mFat
P.S. She also set the microwave on fire during the same era while making home-made microwavable popcorn. Pro tip: Alton Brown is WRONG and you cannot put a paper bag with staples into the microwave; things will go badly.
P.P.S Happy ending. Even though to put out the fire she threw a bowl of water onto it and shorted all the circuits, the microwave started working after a week and her mom was non-the-wiser.
P.P.P.S But, I guess not any longer…