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The Very Best Peanut Sauce


  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups (6 servings - 1/4 cup each) 1x

Description

The Very Best Peanut Sauce! Smooth, drizzle-able, garlicky, and gingery with a good spicy sesame kick. Perfect for noodles, salads, protein, or as a dipping sauce!


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil (toasted or dark)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sambal oelek or chili paste (this is where the “spicy” comes in, so add to taste)
  • 23 tablespoons sugar, honey, or agave
  • a small knob of fresh ginger, peeled
  • a clove of fresh garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Blend all the sauce ingredients together in a small blender or food processor until smooth and creamy.
  2. Find everything in your house that can be dunked in this ridiculously good sauce and then get to work.

Notes

VEGAN: No adaptations needed.

GLUTEN FREE: Use tamari or coconut aminos in place of soy sauce.

SUB FOR PB: You can use almond butter! It’s delicious.

FREEZABLE: Yes!

KEEPS IN THE FRIDGE: About 1 week.

CAN I SKIP THE SUGAR: Sure. I prefer it with sugar but you can skip it.

  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Thai-Inspired

Keywords: peanut sauce, thai peanut sauce, easy peanut sauce