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Thai Pesto

Rated as 4.81 out of 5 Stars
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"Add the taste of Thai to noodles, salad, rice, or any dish with this versatile, full-flavored sauce! Serve immediately or refrigerate in an air-tight container until needed."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 84
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 1/4 cup)

Directions

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  1. Blend cilantro, peanut butter, garlic, olive oil, ginger, fish sauce, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper in a blender until smooth.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 84 calories; 7.4 3.4 1.9 0 197 Full nutrition

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I had a bunch of "leftover" cilantro and wondered what to do with all of it. This recipe came to the rescue. I am out of fish sauce, so I used lite soy sauce in lieu of that. I completely forgot...

I personally would give this 4 stars, but EVERYBODY else that ate it loved it. I followed the recipe exactly and thought it was good, but needed a little bit of brightness to it. SO I added a ...

Yum! I love Thai food and this did not disappoint. I cut the cayenne because I have small children, but that is the only alteration I made. This will be a permanent addition to my kitchen!

Made the recipe exactly as written, and we were pleased with the sharp, sweet and spicy flavors. I added part of the pesto to spaghetti noodles with shredded carrot and green onion - tasty, but...

We loved this. I was worried that the cilantro would be overwhelming, but not so. There was no fish sauce at our local grocery store, so used soy sauce. I also added a little lemon juice. My ...

This is great! I made a few small changes: 2 tbsp olive oil + 1 tbsp sesame oil, added 1 lime's worth of juice, and a little srirracha sauce to pump up the spice. We didn't have any fish oil o...

I thought this was good. Didn't have fish sauce so I used soy sauce instead. Only put half the cayenne but would put the full amount next time or maybe a Thai red chili or two. Hubby wants too k...

I do a cilantro pesto of my own. just cilantro, olive oil, garlic. That way I can add what I need to flavor my food, be it mexican, thai or whatever.

I've been using recipes from this site for years and have never reviewed any of them until now. This is amazing stuff! I read the other reviews and followed some of the suggestions, just becau...