Thai Peanut Stir Fry

This stir-fry recipe doesn’t include oil, which cuts down on fat and calories. Water is used in place of oil to sauté the veggies. To see tips on using water instead of oil, see the notes section below the recipe. 

Each serving is 340 calories. Check out the nutritional information section at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 35 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yields: 5-6 servings



  • 9 ounces stir fry noodles, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Thai peanut sauce
  • 4 leaves bok choy, ends of stems removed
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, halved
  • 6 scallions, chopped
  • 6 leaves chard or kale, stems removed and leaves torn
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Water for sautéing


  1. Combine water and Thai peanut sauce in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Trim remaining stem from bok choy and chop into small pieces. Tear bok choy leaves.
  3. Using water (see method in notes section below), stir-fry chopped bok choy stems for a minute. Add bok choy leaves, mushrooms, scallions, chard, and garlic. Stir-fry until bok choy stems are slightly tender. Remove from skillet.
  4. Add Thai peanut mixture and noodles to vegetable mixture and stir.


  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • When replacing oil with water to sauté food, use the same technique as you do with oil. To prevent sticking, make sure you heat your skillet sufficiently, then add water to the skillet before adding the ingredients. Start with a tablespoon or two of water, depending on skillet size. If the ingredients begin to stick at any point, just add a little water to the skillet and stir. This method results in a healthier meal with fewer calories and less fat.


Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Servings per batch 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 162 (48%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 27%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 430mg 23%
Potassium 469mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 92%
Vitamin C 113%
Calcium 12%
Iron 21%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


Thai Peanut Stir-Fry was last modified: October 18th, 2015 by Audrey

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