Best Asian Peanut Sauce Creamy & Spicy

Asian Peanut Sauce

Asian Peanut Sauce is a delectable condiment that brings a burst of flavor to any dish. Its origins lie in Southeast Asian cuisine, where it’s a staple in various recipes, from satay to noodle dishes. With its rich, creamy texture and harmonious blend of savory, sweet, and spicy flavors, Asian Peanut Sauce adds depth and complexity to both traditional and contemporary dishes.

Ingredients & Substitutions

To create this savory delight, you’ll need:

  • ½ cup all-natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or agave
  • 2 tbsp sriracha (or adjust to your spice preference)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • Water to thin

Substitutions:

  • Almond butter for peanut butter
  • Coconut aminos for soy sauce
  • Lemon juice for lime juice
  • Honey for maple syrup

Helpful Tools

Ensure a smooth preparation process with these tools:

  • Blender: For effortlessly blending the ingredients into a creamy consistency.
  • Measuring Spoons: To accurately measure each ingredient for the perfect balance of flavors.

How To Make This Asian Peanut Sauce Recipe

Begin by adding peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, maple syrup, sriracha, garlic, and ginger to a blender.

Ginger added to Asian Peanut Sauce recipe in blender

Blend on high until smooth and creamy.

Asian Peanut Sauce recipe in blender

Adjust the consistency by adding water, 1 tbsp at a time, until desired thickness is achieved.

Asian Peanut Sauce recipe blended

For a dipping sauce, leave it thicker; for a dressing, thin it with water.

Asian Peanut Sauce pouring into mason jar

Serve atop salads, bowls, or use as a flavorful dipping sauce for summer rolls.

Asian Peanut Sauce

Tips & Tricks

FAQ

Can I use almond butter instead of peanut butter?

Yes, almond butter can be used as a substitute, offering a unique flavor profile.

How long does Asian Peanut Sauce last in the fridge?

It can be stored for up to one week in the refrigerator.

How spicy is this sauce?

The spiciness can be adjusted by varying the amount of sriracha used.

Asian Peanut Sauce recipe

Best Asian Peanut Sauce

Elevate your dishes with the savory twist of Asian Peanut Sauce. With its rich, creamy texture and harmonious blend of savory, sweet, and spicy flavors, this versatile sauce is perfect for dips, dressings, and marinades.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dressing, Vegan Basics
Cuisine Asian, Fusion, Thai
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup all-natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or agave
  • 2 tbsp sriracha (or adjust to your spice preference)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • water to thin

Instructions
 

  • To a blender, add peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, maple syrup, sriracha, garlic, and ginger. Blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  • Add water 1 tbsp at a time to adjust to your desired consistency. Leave it thicker for a dipping sauce, or thin it with water for a dressing.
  • Serve on top of your favourite salads and bowls, or use it as a delicious dipping sauce for summer rolls and more. Enjoy!
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Conclusion: Asian Peanut Sauce

Asian Peanut Sauce is a versatile and flavorful addition to any kitchen. Whether used as a dip, dressing, or marinade, its rich taste and creamy texture elevate dishes to new heights. Experiment with ingredients and enjoy the culinary journey this sauce brings.

4 thoughts on “Best Asian Peanut Sauce Creamy & Spicy

  1. Caroline says:

    5 stars
    This peanut 🥜 sauce was delicious! I wanted a creamy and thicker sauce so I didn’t add any extra water and worked perfect for my veggies

    • spicyveganfood says:

      WHY have I never thought to dip veggies in this! that’s brilliant. And I’m so happy you loved the recipe 🙂

  2. Caroline says:

    5 stars
    Loved this peanut sauce. I added extra Siracha and was super spicy but was so tasty!! Going to make this one again. Thanks Essy 😀

    • spicyveganfood says:

      You are so welcome Caroline! I’m sooo happy you loved it! I love it with extra sriracha too 😉

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