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Peanut Sauce II

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"Gingery and slightly spicy, this is my family's favorite peanut sauce."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 290 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (3 cups sauce)

Directions

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, jalapeno pepper, and ginger; cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  2. Stir in peanut butter, water, tamari, and honey until smooth. Add shredded basil. Heat through, and remove from heat. Garnish with whole basil leaves, if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 290 calories; 23.1 g fat; 15.8 g carbohydrates; 9.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 649 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My husband and I used to live in Indonesia and loved the peanut sauce there. This recipe is the most authentic one I've found. I used natural peanut butter and it was delicious. I substituted...

Most helpful critical review

Very Bland, and the peanut butter was overpowering.

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My husband and I used to live in Indonesia and loved the peanut sauce there. This recipe is the most authentic one I've found. I used natural peanut butter and it was delicious. I substituted...

This is a great recipe. I used 1 can of coconut milk instead of the water and Hunan Red Chili sauce instead of the jalapeno. It was delicious. Better than any Thai restaurant I have eaten at. Th...

This is the best sauce. I used a 1/2 tsp powdered ginger and regular soy sauce because I did not have fresh ginger or tamari sauce. I also used only a 1/4 of a pepper to reduce the heat for my...

Very good as a base for my thai chicken pizza. I did alter the recipe with other user's recommendations. First, instead of the water, I substituted a can of coconut milk. Second, I added a f...

I added 1.5 tablespoons of vinegar, and it was great. I like to use it for a dipping sauce, and for a noodle sauce.

Very Bland, and the peanut butter was overpowering.

No vinegar in this peanut sauce; I don't mind it either way, but some people prefer with or without. Reduces the bite. Still quite a good peanut sauce. I replaced the jalenpeno with chili oil...

This was very good. I made it with green onion and cayenne pepper because that's what I had on hand. I don't normally make changes to a recipe the first time I make it, but I was jonesing for ...

I LOVE peanut sauce and have tried many of them. This is one of my favorites. The basil adds a great thai flavor.