Best Peanut Sauce

Best Peanut Sauce

162 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Ready In

    5 m
sal
Recipe by  sal

“Easiest peanut sauce for Chinese style cooking”

New! Find ingredients on sale

  • Tap On Sale, then swipe through different local stores.

  • Look through the ingredients list for store discounts!

This feature is in beta testing. Thanks for your patience as we improve it!

Your ingredient has been saved! Go to Shopping List.

Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 cup

ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  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.

Share It

Reviews (162)

Rate This Recipe
TraciA
342

TraciA

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 ingredients, so...either add less PB or more of everything else. We just added more of the other ingredients to taste. Extra vinegar and brown sugar (which we used in place of white sugar) was the perfect touch here, as it helps take the place of hoisin sauce. My husband used to cook in a high-end restaurant and was skeptical about a hoisin-free peanut sauce, but was very surprised with how good this turned out with our modifications. A few sesame seeds and some green onion on top and it was perfect. (We had it with chicken satay.)

Yasi
143

Yasi

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 more garlic. I've made this a few times, and prefer crunchy peanut butter over smooth for the base.

CAROLE ROCK
120

CAROLE ROCK

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 red pepper flakes, and I found it absolutely outstanding! Killer, in fact. I just put everything in the blender and it became smooth and creamy in an instant!

More Reviews

Similar Recipes

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce with Honey
(233)

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce with Honey

The Best Thai Peanut Sauce
(180)

The Best Thai Peanut Sauce

Hot Peanut Sauce
(114)

Hot Peanut Sauce

Thai Peanut Butter Sauce
(54)

Thai Peanut Butter Sauce

Peanut Sauce I
(55)

Peanut Sauce I

Spaghetti With Peanut Butter Sauce
(43)

Spaghetti With Peanut Butter Sauce

Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Top

<

previous recipe:

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce with Honey

>

next recipe:

The Best Thai Peanut Sauce