Best Peanut Sauce

Best Peanut Sauce

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"Easiest peanut sauce for Chinese style cooking"


5 m servings 199 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 199 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 611 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, stir together peanut butter, soy sauce, sugar, hot pepper sauce and garlic until well mixed. Gradually stir in water until texture is smooth and creamy.
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  1. 214 Ratings


I would have given this recipe 4 stars as is, but it was 5 stars once we tweaked it a bit. The ratios were a bit off for our tastes. There is too much peanut butter for the amount of other ingr...

So fast and easy to make. A bit bland, but perks up in an instant: Skip the Hot Pepper sauce and add Hot Chili Oil (more authentic taste), a teaspoon of Seasame (or Peanut) oil, and add a bit mo...

I found this a little bland as written, - but VERY easy. I changed it a little and added 3/4 tsp Tabasco, 1 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp Sesame Chili Hot Oil, 2 Tbls rice wine vinegar and 1/4 tsp r...

I am a Chinese and do lots of Chinese cooking at home. This recipe reminds me how my mom makes her peanut sauce. The only difference is she also puts a little vinegar. So I followed the recipe p...

I am in the Philippines and had some of the locally made peanut butter at home, as well as the dregs of a container of chunky store-bought peanut butter. I used both to come up with my 1/2 cup,...

Good stuff! Goes great with pork satay. I used coconut milk instead of water. I also added a little apple cider vinegar, a sprinkle of curry powder and the juice of half a lime. This makes the ...

Um, I don't have kids, but my girlfriend likes it! :) Remember to mince up that garlic really well if you like a smooth sauce. I used natural peanut butter. No hydrodgenated oil, yummy! (...

This is a great recipe. I also added minced ginger and substituted 3 Tbs Chili Pepper Sauce for the Hot Sauce (Chili Pepper Sauce is full of flavor, but not fiery)

It appears that many others have beat me to rating this recipe, but nevertheless, I have to agree with most, it's the easiest and, simply put, it's just plain good! I was struggling to find a q...