The Best Thai Peanut Sauce

The Best Thai Peanut Sauce

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This easy no-cook peanut sauce has a terrific authentic Thai taste. It is spicy and peanutty, and is perfect as a dipping sauce for chicken, shrimp, and beef...or even to use tossed with warm cooked noodles for a quick pasta dish.

Servings per recipe: 16
Calories per serving: 160
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 15m


  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • 1   In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, coconut milk, water, lime juice, soy sauce, fish sauce, hot sauce, ginger, and garlic. Mix in the cilantro just before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 13.7g 21%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 373mg 15%
Potassium 194mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 5.7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Protein 6.5g 13%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 52IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 15mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 4mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 44mg  
Folate 21mcg