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Surprising and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Slightly sweet and very spicy, this surprising sauce is nutty and delicious! Great for everything from chicken and seafood to dipping spring rolls. A favorite in our house!"
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Ingredients

35 m servings 62 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (1 3/4 cup)

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, chile-garlic sauce, red pepper flakes, and garlic until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add water, peanut butter, ketchup, sesame oil, and sugar to the onion mixture; cook and stir until smooth. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 62 calories; 5.1 g fat; 3.7 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 148 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is the exact flavor I was looking for! I was unsure about ketchup, but I followed everything to the letter and it turned out perfectly. Quick and easy, and even the kids liked it! I serv...

Most helpful critical review

This is extremely spicy. I even cut the Sriracha down to 1 tablespoon and didn't put much chili flakes and smoke was coming out of my ears. I had to add a lot of peanut butter and water to make ...

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This is the exact flavor I was looking for! I was unsure about ketchup, but I followed everything to the letter and it turned out perfectly. Quick and easy, and even the kids liked it! I serv...

This is extremely spicy. I even cut the Sriracha down to 1 tablespoon and didn't put much chili flakes and smoke was coming out of my ears. I had to add a lot of peanut butter and water to make ...

Fantastic! I replaced the chili sauce with a sweet chili sauce and omitted the sugar. It was quite thick to be a dipping sauce, but I used it in the Thai Chicken Brocolli from this site, which w...

I made this sauce and served it over rice noodles with chicken and it was so delicious! Made it twice in one week and the second time I added a little more peanut butter... Tasted very similar t...

This stuff is unreal! I have always avoided asian sauces cause they are always sugary sweet, or unbelievably hot. This was a great balance of both. AND - Peanut Butter? How can you lose...unless...

Awesome!

This is my recipe and we've enjoyed it many times- I made it last night when my parents came for dinner and it even turned out well with the heat scaled back for my mom just by leaving out the m...

This was really delicious. I only modified by using the half of a red onion I had in the fridge and only 1 tbsp of sriracha/hot sauce was enough for our family. And no red pepper. Very yummy ove...

This recipe has exceptional flavor. I don't think I cooked it long enough as it was really lumpy but the flavor made up for that! It was not too spicy for our family but we love spice. Thanks...