Hot Peanut Sauce

Hot Peanut Sauce


"This is great on rice noodles, as they are sweet and offer a good foil for the hot sauce. The hotness of this dish can be increased or decreased according to taste."


10 m servings 80 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 352 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl combine peanut butter and water; mix until a smooth paste forms. Stir in soy sauce, then brown sugar, cayenne and lemon juice. Mix by hand until well combined and smooth.
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  1. 143 Ratings


Everyone I have made this for absolutely loves it! However, I added several things to the recipe, including fresh minced garlic, garlic powder, crushed red pepper, dried minced onion, more chil...

Be sure to use organic peanut butter. This recipe can be greatly improved by adding ground cumin, ground ginger, and increasing the amount of cayenne (although ground dried thai chilis are much...

Fantastic! I was nosing through my spice cabinet and found my curry as I was getting the cayenne. I tapped in a little, but somehow it came pouring out. I tasted the sauce with and without cu...

Well..this was good but not great. I got mixed reactions when I served this. Hubby is not a fan of peanut butter so he kind of turned his nose up at this...and my son thinks it belongs on toas...

This was a wonderful recipe! While I was cooking it, my husband told me he can't take the smell any more - he had to eat it now! Then he took into work the next day and a girl used it as a spr...

Although there may be other peanut sauces that are more complex. At 10pm when you need to make something fast, this is it. It's so easy that I whip it up from memory and use it as a pasta sauce...

If you like P.B., which we do, this sauce is so versatile as you can put it on or add it to so many recipes. Like SPLOTCH79, I added a lot more spices to suit our tastes and used it with stir fr...

Great over rice but for an even better taste i would recommend adding coconut milk. YUM!

MMmmmmmmm. My whole family really enjoyed this sauce. I marinated chicken and tofu(seprately of course!!) in the sauce and added green onions as well. i didn't have any brown sugar so i used w...