The original recipe calls for a teaspoon of crushed red pepper and is called Spicy Soba Noodles with Chicken in Peanut Sauce. However, to make it kid-friendly, I didn't add the crushed pepper. I also omitted the chicken since I was serving it with the pork.
Recipe adapted from Spicy Soba Noodles with Chicken in Peanut Sauce, posted on the Cooking Light message boards by little_bopeep
Cooking Light, September 2000
1 carrot, peeled
1/3 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup chicken broth
1 pound fettuccini, cooked
6 tablespoons sliced green onions
6 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts
1. Shave carrot lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler; set aside.
2. Combine the peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, garlic, and chicken broth in a small bowl;stir with a whisk until smooth.
3. Combine carrot, peanut sauce, and noodles in a large bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts.
Family Rating: 1 1/2 thumbs up. The kids liked the noodles but picked out the carrots and scallions.