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Surprising and Spicy Peanut Sauce

SunnyDaysNora

"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)

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.

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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...

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...

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 ...

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 was a great peanut sauce that doesn't need coconut milk. I used less oil and added minced ginger. I also used huy fong garlic chili sauce side note: this sauce is awesome with everything. T...

Amazing flavor. Easy to make. Made this with the Thai chicken broccoli slaw. Together amazing flavor. Never buying at the store again.

Not a fan of spicy but had some chicken and plain noodles on hand so peanut sauce sounded appetizing. For the spice lightweights, I omitted the garlic sauce and pepper and the onion and garlic b...