How to Make Peanut Dipping Sauce

How to Make Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Chef John 15154

"This is one of those recipes you're going to have to taste and adjust to your palate. Consider this a template that you can tailor to your personal taste. It has a gorgeous, luxurious texture. It's fantastic on any grilled meat or vegetables or as a dipping sauce for spring rolls."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 126 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 208 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place peanut butter in a mixing bowl. Whisk garlic, brown sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, and sesame oil into peanut butter, followed by lime juice and chile-garlic sauce.
  2. Bring coconut milk to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat; pour over into peanut butter mixture. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped red pepper, cilantro, and peanuts.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you use a "name-brand" type of peanut butter, you should adjust the amount of sugar you add to the sauce.
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Jamie Jensen
2/1/2015

This is the best recipe I've tried so far. I made the original recipe and then added more soy sauce, sugar and Siracha sauce to taste for a deeper flavor.

JEST
2/1/2015

I added an entire 14oz can of coconut milk because I wanted it thinner and it was fantastic!

Pan
9/19/2014

just made it for our vegan vietnamese spring rolls, it tastes so good! it's the best peanut sauce i ever tasted to my preference! Thank you for sharing!