How to Make Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles While on Trail

By: Natalie McMillan

Ramen noodles is a classic among long-distance hikers and backpackers because it is affordable, easy to make and lightweight. Spice it up with this Thai peanut ramen noodle recipe. This simple Thai peanut ramen recipe is a great way to spice up your ramen.

Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles Recipe

Ramed noodles in a pot

2. Cook the Noodles

Cook the ramen noodles according to the directions on the package. Drain off the remaining water. Do not add the seasoning package to the ramen.

Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles

3. Mix in the Peanut Sauce

After draining the water from cooking the noodles mix in the peanut sauce. You want to add the prepared peanut sauce before the ramen cools so that the sauce more evenly coats the noodles. Top with crushed peanuts and enjoy your Thai peanut ramen noodles.

Thai Peanut Ramen Noodles with ingredients laying out in front of cooked noodles


  • 1 package of Ramen noodles (without seasoning)

  • 1 ounce of creamy peanut butter

  • 1 package of soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons of oil

  •  add desired amount of honey (1-3 teaspoons)

  • 1 package of chili sauce or crushed chili pepper (optional)

  • crushed peanuts (0.5 to 1 ounce)