Make the same fresh and tasty sesame peanut noodles you’ve had at your favorite Chinese restaurant, and make them any night of the week in about 15-20 minutes. Serve these flavorful noodles at room temperature or cold right out of the fridge. Add cooked chicken or tofu chunks to make it a standalone one-dish meal.

This popular recipe is from our original Trader Joe’s cookbook, “Cooking with All Things Trader Joe’s”


  • 8 oz (half a pkg) spaghetti noodles
  • 1 cup shredded carrot, available pre-shredded in the produce section
  • ½ cup peeled and sliced cucumber
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup roasted peanuts, crushed


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.
  2. Pour Easy Peanutty Sauce (recipe below) over noodles and toss until noodles are evenly coated. Add carrots and cucumber. Toss gently.
  3. Top with green onions and crushed peanuts.

Easy Peanutty Sauce:

  • ¼ cup Soyaki or Veri Veri Teriyaki
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ cup water
  1. Whisk Soyaki, peanut butter, and sesame oil until blended.
  2. Add water and mix well