Peanut sauce is always good, but this peanut sauce recipe is also quick and simple. Peanut sauce
Yield 1 c
Time 5 minutes
  • saucepan or wok
  • whisk
  • ½ c peanut butter, preferably unsweetened
  • 2 t light brown sugar (unless peanut butter is sweetened)
  • ¼ c brown rice vinegar
  • 2 T chopped cilantro, chives, or scallions
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 T soy sauce
  • 1 t chili oil, chili powder, or paprika
  • ¼ – ½ c warm water
Directions Over medium-low heat, whisk together everything but the water. Add ¼ c water and taste.

Adjust seasonings, then gradually whisk in more water until desired consistency. Serve.

Notes Peanut sauce thickens as it cools off, so you may need to add more water if you don’t serve it right away.

This peanut sauce is excellent over fried tofu and fried tempeh.

  Key to abbreviations and conversions
  Peanut sauce

Leave a Reply