When I first tried kelp noodles, I was surprised by them. They are clear noodles with a slightly crunchy texture and not a whole lot of flavor on their own. When you marinade them, kelp noodles do an amazing job of taking on the flavor of any vegetables and sauces they have been sitting with. These kelp noodles with peanut sauce are gingery, garlicky, and full of so much flavor! I love the mix of the creamy peanut sauce, the slight crunch of the kelp noodles, and the fresh vegetables.
Kelp noodles are rich in calcium, iron, and vitamin K. They are very low-calorie, gluten-free, and can be a great substitute for traditional pasta or just a fun new item to try. While they are delicious, kelp noodles are high in iodine and should not be consumed often because of their high sodium levels. Iodine can help keep your thyroid healthy and sea vegetables are a great way to include iodine in your diet.
Continue reading to learn how to make Kelp Noodles with Peanut Sauce.