Shave carrot lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler.
Combine 1/3 cup broth, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, honey, pepper, and garlic; stir with a whisk until smooth.
Place chicken in a large saucepan; add 1 2/3 cups broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes. Drain; cut chicken into 2-inch pieces. Combine carrot, peanut sauce, chicken, and noodles in a large bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts.
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I really liked this dish. I made it exactly as directed and it was good but bland. So I added salt and pepper and it really came alive. I think next time I'll add some broccoli and red peppers to alter the balance and make it a less noodley
Didn't change anything about this recipe at all. Followed it to a T....and it tastes awesome... not too salty...not too sweet...and good amount of spice...I got hiccups, so its definitely spicy.. I don't understand why some reviews say it's either too sweet or not spicy enough.. they must have done something wrong.. crushed red pepper is very spicy...so I loved it!.. Kinda reminded me of some thai noodles I had in the past...
I made several changes to the recipe, following other reviewers' comments. I bought a stirfry veggie mix and steamed the vegetables to mix in. I cooked the soba noodles (yum!) in the chicken stock left from the chicken. And I added a bit more red pepper and only half the honey. It came out delicious, if I do say so myself! The amount of the sauce may be a tiny bit too small, but that is because I added a lot of veggies and I like a lot of sauce. I will definitely be making this again the next time I'm craving peanut sauce.
I REALLY liked this recipe as a starting off point! My only dislike was that for my personal preference the sauce was too sweet as written in the recipe (and not from my peanut butter since I used the fresh ground peanut butter from the market with no sugar) so I added a bit more soy sauce & then a bit more peanut butter to create the proper thickness again. Other than that it was awesome. I prefer more vegetables in my meals and I wanted t make this a one dish so I added julienne cucumbers & red bell peppers with the carrots as well as a generous amount of cilantro to the green onion & peanut garnish.
Tasty dish! Loved the peanutty flavored to the sauce, accentuated by the crunch of the peanuts on top. The sauce was a little too sticky/dry, but still great, so I'd just a bit more broth. Served with broccoli, which I think I'll just stir into the noodles next time.
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