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Peanut Sauce

on July 20, 2012

If you were to look in my fridge at any given point in time, odds are you’d see peanut sauce.  I am addicted to the stuff…so much that I have to remind myself to eat in moderation!  I got the original recipe from a friend as a sauce for asian noodle salad with chicken. I made a few modifications and now use it as a dipping sauce for fresh spring rolls and grilled satay. If you like strong asian flavors with a garlicky kick, give this one a try.

Peanut Sauce

Ingredients:

1/4 cup all natural peanut butter (smooth works best)

2 T greek yogurt

2 T low sodium soy sauce

2 T safflower oil (canola or vegetable is fine too)

2 T hot water

2 t sriracha hot sauce (optional)

1 T unseasoned rice vinegar

1 T toasted sesame oil

2 t honey

1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

Directions: This one’s super easy…just throw everything into a food processor (or blender) and puree until you have a smooth sauce. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to use. It gets a little thicker as it chills, so add a little more water to loosen it up if you’d like. It’ll keep for a week.

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