20 Minute Sticky Basil Thai Noodles (layersofhappiness)

1 (14.5 oz) box angel hair pasta, linguine or whole wheat spaghetti
1/4 c vegetable oil
1/2 c sesame oil
6 T honey
6 T soy sauce
1 T vegetable oil
1 jalapeño, seeded and deveined, minced
1 clove minced garlic (or 1 t pre-minced garlic)
1/2 c sliced green onions
1/2 c basil, thinly sliced
1/4 c chopped peanuts, roasted and salted
grilled chicken for topping (opt but highly recommended!!)

Cook pasta according to package directions. In a small bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, sesame oil, honey and soy sauce. Set aside. Once pasta is cooked, drain and set aside. In a large skillet add the vegetable oil, jalapeño and garlic and cook over medium heat until jalapeño is soft and translucent. Add the sauce and noodles to the skillet and stir to evenly distribute jalapeños and evenly coat noodles with sauce. Simmer over low heat for 5 – 10 min until sauce has thicken and pasta is sticky. Top with green onions, basil, peanuts and grilled chicken. Serve immediately!


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