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Thai Peanut Sauce - Recipe

Thick, rich, and delicious, this excellent sauce combines a variety of sweet, spicy, and zesty Asian flavors, making it an excellent accompaniment for grilled meats or for use as a dipping sauce for a variety of foods.
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Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe
  • Place coconut milk, peanut butter, sugar, soy sauce, onion, chile sauce, garlic, vinegar, lime zest, cilantro and basil in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring just to a simmer while stirring.
  • Do not boil.
  • Continue cooking until sauce thickens - approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, store in the refrigerator if not using right away.
  • Reheat before serving.
  • This sauce may be strained after removing it from the heat if desired, but not necessary.

Note: Coconut milk can be found in the baking section of most grocery stores. Pour it into a bowl and stir to blend before using.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
-1 1/2 cups canned coconut milk
-6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
-3 tablespoons brown sugar
-3 tablespoons green onion - minced
-2 teaspoons thai style chile sauce or thai red curry paste
-2 teaspoons rice vinegar - unseasoned
-1 teaspoon lime zest - minced
-1/2 cup fresh cilantro - minced
-3 tablespoons fresh basil - minced
-1 tablespoon soy sauce