Peanut Sauce I

Peanut Sauce I


"This is a simple peanut sauce. Serve over steamed veggies and rice."


10 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 27.1 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 940 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan, whisk together peanut butter and water over low heat. Stir in vinegar, tamari, molasses, and cayenne pepper. Heat through, but do not simmer or boil; cooking can cause the sauce to curdle.
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  1. 63 Ratings


This was so fast and delicious. I substituted honey for the molasses, because I didn't have any molasses. It didn't seem as delicate as indicated regarding heat. I halved the recipe, and stil...

perfectly easy. perfectly balanced. yeah, you could add this, that and the other to taste. however, it really is perfect as is. well, i did do something slightly different. i did half molass...

I was looking for a simple peanut sauce for satays - for a wedding we're helping with last weekend. I found it, and I love it!!! Thanks. I generally made as directed, halving the cayenne and ...

I substituted soy sauce for tamari and honey for are there some odd ingredients in this - super sweet, super salty, super spicy and super sour but the taste is unbelievably good. ...

Excellent. After lunch at a Thai cafe, we were craving more peanut sauce! I used brown sugar, and rice wine vinegar, and black pepper, since I didn't have the exact ingriedients. We ate it ov...

This is a super easy recipe and basically no flaw. I give it a 5* for that reason alone. I did use soy sauce instead of tamari, and added 1t ginger paste, 3 finely diced green onions with tops...

This sauce is perfect! Even my "picky eater" took his requisite "one bite" and then finished the entire plate of food with this sauce on it. Very easily made too. Love it!

Tasty! I resorted to this after the store was out of our favorite peanut sauce mix and now I'll never go back. I followed recommendations to halve the vinegar and use brown sugar instead of mola...

I really liked this, however, my stepdaughter would not even touch it and my husband found it too vinegary. Perhaps I will try again and take a note from other reviewers and reduce the vinegar.