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AMAZING Gluten Free Peanut Takeout Noodles

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This is the most amazing recipe for when you are craving takeout food. Packed with veggies and a delicious combo of Asian flavors and crunch, this is a quick 20 minute dish you can pull of using just what is in your pantry and fridge!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Quick Lunches
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 servings
Calories 298 kcal


  • 2 servings of rice noodles/rice vermicelli
  • 1 chicken breast sliced or equivalent tofu
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 pepper
  • 2 scallions spring onions
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce see note
  • 1 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds to serve
  • 1 inch cucumber finely chopped to serve


  • Cook the rice noodles for 5 minutes in boiling water. Alternatively follow package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat a wok or large frying pan to a medium-high setting. Add the oil and let it get hot.
  • Add the onions and mushrooms and cook for several minutes whilst stirring frequently to avoid sticking.
  • Add the rest of the vegetables and cooked noodles and cook for a few minutes more.
  • Add the cooked chicken or tofu and the garlic and stir through again.
  • Mix together the soy sauce and peanut butter until smooth. Add mixture to the pan and stir everything together well. Season with black pepper.
  • Once everything is heated through thoroughly and crisp around the edges remove from the heat and serve hot in bowls.
  • Add the chopped cucumber garnish and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


Make sure you choose gluten free soy sauce. Check out my recipe for homemade soy sauce which is also soy free too.
Keyword Asian takeout, Chinese style cooking, gluten free