Healthier Peanut Chicken Noodles

Try this delicious, quick and easy, low calorie, peanut and chicken asian-inspired dish.

Vegetarian Pad Thai

A great healthy eating meal that won’t feel like you are depriving yourself of tasty food.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves 4


  • 4 cups of soba, egg or rice noodles
  • 1 lime, squeezed
  • 1 tbs of soy sauce (try low sodium)
  • 3 tbs of peanut butter or nut butter
  • 2 tbs of brown sugar
  • 1 tbs of sesame oil
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped (you could use prawns or even shredded BBQ chicken)
  • 1 small red capsicum sliced
  • 1 handful of shallots sliced
  • 1 handful of coriander, chopped
  • 1 handful of fresh mint, chopped
  • Crushed peanuts for garnish


  1. Cook the noodles as per instructions
  2. Whisk the peanut butter and lime juice together
  3. Into the lime mixture, whisk in the rest of the ingredients
  4. Toss in with the noodles and mix evenly
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds and any leftover coriander

Approximately 250 calories per serve.


written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014. Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."