Mom’s Peanut Butter Sesame Noodles

This recipe is great used as a dipping sauce or over noodles for Peanut Butter Sesame Noodles.


  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)
  • Rice Noodles or spaghetti


  • Dissolve the cornstarch in 1/2 cup of cold water; set aside.
    Whisk together the soy sauce, peanut butter, brown sugar, white vinegar, sesame oil, and 1 cup warm water in a small saucepan over medium heat; simmer and stir until sugar has dissolved.
  • Stir in the cornstarch mixture; simmer until the sauce is thick, 1 or 2 minutes. Serve warm.
  • Garnish with chopped peanuts and mint leaves as desired.
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