Peanut Sauce II

Peanut Sauce II


"Gingery and slightly spicy, this is my family's favorite peanut sauce."


30 m servings 290 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 290 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 649 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, jalapeno pepper, and ginger; cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  2. Stir in peanut butter, water, tamari, and honey until smooth. Add shredded basil. Heat through, and remove from heat. Garnish with whole basil leaves, if desired.
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  1. 54 Ratings


My husband and I used to live in Indonesia and loved the peanut sauce there. This recipe is the most authentic one I've found. I used natural peanut butter and it was delicious. I substituted...

This is the best sauce. I used a 1/2 tsp powdered ginger and regular soy sauce because I did not have fresh ginger or tamari sauce. I also used only a 1/4 of a pepper to reduce the heat for my...

This is a great recipe. I used 1 can of coconut milk instead of the water and Hunan Red Chili sauce instead of the jalapeno. It was delicious. Better than any Thai restaurant I have eaten at. Th...

Very good as a base for my thai chicken pizza. I did alter the recipe with other user's recommendations. First, instead of the water, I substituted a can of coconut milk. Second, I added a f...

I added 1.5 tablespoons of vinegar, and it was great. I like to use it for a dipping sauce, and for a noodle sauce.

Very Bland, and the peanut butter was overpowering.

No vinegar in this peanut sauce; I don't mind it either way, but some people prefer with or without. Reduces the bite. Still quite a good peanut sauce. I replaced the jalenpeno with chili oil...

This was very good. I made it with green onion and cayenne pepper because that's what I had on hand. I don't normally make changes to a recipe the first time I make it, but I was jonesing for ...

I LOVE peanut sauce and have tried many of them. This is one of my favorites. The basil adds a great thai flavor.