peanut sauce

I'm looking for a never-fail, awesome peanut sauce to add to my list of stand-by recipes. What's your favorite peanut sauce recipe? Thanks!



cookinginvictoria April 15, 2013
This is my new favorite peanut sauce, which is a food52 recipe by Cathy Likes Cheese. It is delicious with tofu, chicken and all sorts of vegetables, and it is very easy to make, relying on mostly pantry ingredients.
susan G. April 14, 2013
An excellent, simple sauce: -- I've used the sauce for all kinds of food. Another one is from Nina Simonds: New Year's Eve we made sushi rolls, and used this for dipping (along with a Korean sauce, and simple soy sauce
saragrad April 13, 2013
My go to peanut sauce is by David Lebovitz as it uses roasted peanuts instead of peanut butter. It really amps up the flavour!
em-i-lis April 13, 2013
that does sound like a great tweak! thanks, saragrad!
em-i-lis May 13, 2013
hi saragrad, made this peanut sauce tonight and really enjoyed it! thanks so much for the rec!
saragrad May 13, 2013
Hi Emily, you're welcome!
em-i-lis April 13, 2013
Thank you all so much! I can't wait to try some of these!!
Pegeen April 13, 2013
Two that I use a lot, by Martha Rose Shulman (The New York Times)

Peanut-Ginger Sauce

Hot and Sour Peanut Sauce
sel E. April 13, 2013
Indonesian peanut sauce for satays and gado-gado (a type of salad) uses ground nuts and kaffir lime leaves. Ming Tsai's recipe looks about right (I haven't tried):
sdebrango April 13, 2013
Here is another one from Christina's Cucina (she is a cook here on food52, I saw this on her blog and it sounds great.
Kitchen B. April 13, 2013
Emily, I make a pb sauce, with veggies; but also a version with coconut milk (which doubles as a dip for vietnamese rice rolls and other things). See and
Bevi April 13, 2013
Jane Brody has a recipe that I used to make for my kids. It's a very quick go-to recipe and open to all sorts of variations:
em-i-lis April 13, 2013
Thanks, Bevi! I'll go check this out!!
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