Indonesian Peanut Sauce

Joan Hunt


This is a great dip for spring rolls or egg rolls, Also have put it on Soba noodles with veggies and sesame seeds to do a peanut noodle dish.

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1 1/2 cups


2 tsp
peanut oil
1 large
shallot, minced (1/4 cup)
1 clove
garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
3/4 tsp
red pepper flakes, or to taste
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
light coconut milk
1 Tbsp
low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp
dark brown sugar
2 tsp
fresh lime juice


1Heat oil in saucepan over medium-low heat. Sauté shallot in oil 2 minutes, or until beginning to soften. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, and sauté 1 minute more, or until just fragrant. Whisk in peanut butter, coconut milk, soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/2 cup water until smooth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice. Serve hot, or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Dips
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #peanut, #sauce, #thai