There are delicious meals that you have planned for days, and there are hot and spicy noodle recipes that you can make in a flash. With a mix of cupboard ingredients, meats, vegetables, spices, and sauces, these recipes are super rewarding.
Easy to make, packed full of flavor, and you can even throw in your own twist. Go even hotter and spicier if you like. Get the pan on, throw in some chili flakes and warm up those taste buds for a spectacular meal.
You cannot make a list of hot and spicy noodle recipes without involving laksa. Using rice noodles for a lighter variation, this recipe includes both chicken and king prawns.
With peanut butter, fish sauce, lime, red chili, fresh ginger, and saffron, there is a lot going on. Take your taste buds on a ride with this laksa recipe.
If you do not have a whole collection of spices, do not fret, you only need some garlic, pickled ginger, and chili paste to bring a punch to this Chicken Yakisoba dish.
A head cabbage and a couple of carrots also bring some crunch. This noodle dish is traditionally Japanese yet only the yakisoba noodles themselves should be hard to find.
Ramen! Such a deeply rewarding, complex yet simple noodle dish. With rice vinegar, chili- garlic sauce, freshly grated ginger, and peanut butter this is moreish, warming, and hearty.
There are only a handful of ingredients you need to get your hands on too. From spicy, to sweet, to salty and sour, ramen is a taste sensation and this recipe is no different.
Six hundred seconds. That is all you need to create a stunning bowl of Garlic Chili Oil Noodles. Talk about quick and easy… Choose your favorite noodles (thick ones work really well), then mince a few garlic cloves and get that pot smoking hot.
The combination of soy sauces, Chinese black vinegar, and vegetable oil create a rich sauce that will load your noodles.
This would not be a list of hot and spicy noodle recipes without some pad thai thrown in. The range of ingredients may seem extensive, yet all add up to a wonderfully satisfying meal. Crunchy bean sprouts, shredded carrots, and a few wallops of a ketchup bottle for good measure.
Of course, it would not be pad thai without some fish sauce and lime juice, either. A handful of chopped-up dry roasted peanuts are also a must for a garnish. Every mouthful is something to behold, whether you include a shrimp or not.
If you have some leftover cooked chicken breast you want to transform into something amazing, then try this Spicy Chicken Noodles recipe. With a sauce involving eight ingredients, you can be sure that your leftovers will be well-used.
You can also use fresh chicken too, just give it a quick stir-fry first, then add the veggies. Give that leftover chicken a new lease of life with this show-stopping dish.
Several noodle recipes include peanut butter, and you can tell why. The well-used paste brings a moreish thickness that really deepens a dish. This noodle recipe uses quite a lot of creamy peanut butter, and it is all put to very good use.
Rice noodles work exceptionally well in this recipe for a chewy, slightly crunchy base that soaks up that tasty sauce. Alongside toasted sesame oil, rice vinegar, maple syrup, and sriracha to deliver a kick, you will likely return to this enriching recipe again and again.
Another ten-minute garlic noodles recipe is this one. Use it for dinner or batch cook it to have a delicious lunch to look forward to during the week.
The garlic is the star of the show yet some sliced cucumber and a tablespoon of sesame seeds bring a welcome crunch. With a tangy sauce, a mix of peppercorns, and red chili flakes, this can become an addictive recipe. You have been warned.
Few takeouts can match this Sweet & Spicy Hot Chili Chicken Noodles recipe. For one, tomato paste and coconut sugar are two really conspicuous ingredients and bring a softness. There is also plenty of protein from chicken, though you could use turkey.
You could also bulk it up with some bell pepper, matchstick carrots, or cooked broccoli. With the hot chili paste and freshly chopped basil, there is a delicious range of sweet then spicy flavors to enjoy.
If there was one hot and spicy noodle recipe where you could crank up the heat, it is this one. Though it states two tablespoons of sriracha, feel free to liberally add a bit more.
With so few ingredients, you could also throw in a few more veggies or some meat. A couple of eggs and some green onions brings texture to this tangy, sweet, and undeniably spicy recipe.
These hot and spicy noodle recipes are great when you are in a rush. If you are stumped about what to cook for friends or partners, then these provide some great ideas. As long as they can stand the heat.
Several dishes can use leftovers and a range of cupboard ingredients. You should also feel free to get creative. Sample the dish while you are cooking it and add some more seasoning, a few more spices, or a bit more sauce to get it just how you like it.
Treat these recipes as templates to be altered as you so desire. Fresh vegetables can add some worthwhile nutrition amidst all that delicious flavor.
Feel free to add your own toppings too, from crunchy roasted peanuts or chewy spring onions. Make these hot and spicy noodle recipes you own to try whenever you want.