Thai-Style Peanut Noodles with Cucumber
2 packages Ramen noodles (reserve seasoning packets for another use or discard)
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
juice of ¼ lemon
splash of Thai chili sauce
sprinkle of red pepper flakes
splash of coconut milk
1 cucumber, diced
½ cup honey roasted peanuts, chopped
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain, then rinse under cold water until cool.
In a medium bowl, stir together peanut butter, lemon juice, chili sauce and pepper flakes. Add a splash of coconut milk and stir. Continue adding coconut milk and stirring until mixture is the consistency of pudding.
Pour the peanut butter mixture over the noodles and toss until noodles are completely coated.
To serve, place noodles on a plate. Top with cucumber, peanuts and toasted sesame seeds.