Indonesian Peanut Sauce

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Joan Hunt
from Youngsville, NC

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.

serves 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

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat 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.