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Easy Peanut Sauce

Easy Peanut Sauce


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients

  • 5 shallots, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili paste / Sriracha sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, coarsely ground
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon thin soy sauce
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Blend shallots, garlic, ginger and chili paste into a coarse paste
  2. Over medium high heat, saute the spice paste until fragrant, about 3 minutes
  3. Add sugar, lime juice and soy sauce and stir to mix
  4. Pour in coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring continuously
  5. Add in ground peanuts and peanut butter, seasoning with salt and stirring to combine
  6. Simmer until the sauce thickens a little
  7. Remove from heat and allow to cool, the sauce will thicken upon standing

Notes

Makes about 3 cups
If the sauce is too thick, add more coconut milk.

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