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Surprising and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Surprising and Spicy Peanut Sauce

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
SunnyDaysNora

SunnyDaysNora

Slightly sweet and very spicy, this surprising sauce is nutty and delicious! Great for everything from chicken and seafood to dipping spring rolls. A favorite in our house!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, chile-garlic sauce, red pepper flakes, and garlic until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add water, peanut butter, ketchup, sesame oil, and sugar to the onion mixture; cook and stir until smooth. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes.
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Reviews

TeddysMom
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TeddysMom

1/9/2014

This is the exact flavor I was looking for! I was unsure about ketchup, but I followed everything to the letter and it turned out perfectly. Quick and easy, and even the kids liked it! I served it over rice noodles with diced chicken, bean sprouts, and sugar snap peas.

Manda9692
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Manda9692

10/18/2013

I made this sauce and served it over rice noodles with chicken and it was so delicious! Made it twice in one week and the second time I added a little more peanut butter... Tasted very similar to chicken pad Thai and I loved it

SamSmidgett
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SamSmidgett

10/17/2013

This stuff is unreal! I have always avoided asian sauces cause they are always sugary sweet, or unbelievably hot. This was a great balance of both. AND - Peanut Butter? How can you lose...unless of course you have a peanut allergy. This is truly worth a look. KUDOS to the chef!

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