Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

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Genevieve 0

"This peanut sauce is very flavorful, with lemon, ginger, and quite a bit of heat. It's good with satays, stir-frys, rice bowls, or good as a dip. Don't be afraid to add more or less of the spices, just add to taste! Store in the fridge up to one week."

Ingredients

20 m servings 38 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic and ginger in hot oil until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add hot water, peanut butter, and lemon juice to the saucepan; stir until smooth. Stir chili sauce, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into the peanut butter mixture.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cook sauce at a simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes. Add red pepper flakes; stir.
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Another fabulous sauce. I have to rate this top o' the charts when it comes to peanut sauce. Another recipe I could bathe in. Very good. Thanks for submitting it Genevieve.

I'm giving this five stars although I didn't have any hoisin sauce and subbed some curry powder. Will use the hoisin next time. Was good eats.

After making a few changes, I loved this sauce! After I made it, it really tasted like peanut butter and it was too thick for a dipping sauce. So I added about 3 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar...

I added a lot more peanut butter, because I wanted the flavor and also thought the sauce looked too thin. But it thickened up well and was delicious and quick!

This was exactly what I was looking for. It was delicious! I gave 4 stars because after making this according to directions, I felt it needed a bit of fish sauce. After a healthy squirt it wa...

Very tangy. Not really hot. The rest if the flavors overpowered the peanut flavor.