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Peanut Sauce

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Serves: 12
Prep Time: 15m
Cook Time: 5m

This sauce is great served over satay skewers, tossed with soba noodles, or simply as a dipping sauce for spring rolls.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 0.5 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Thai red chile pepper, finely chopped
  • 0.25 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 0.5 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

Step 1

Heat the oil in a skillet and add the onion, garlic, and chili. Saute for about 4 minutes. Bring the sauce to a simmer over low heat, stirring frequently. Stir in the cilantro and remove from the heat.

Step 2

Stir in the soy sauce, lime juice, coconut milk, coriander, and cumin.

Step 3

Thoroughly blend the peanut butter into the mixture.

Step 4

Bring the sauce to a simmer over low heat, stirring frequently. Stir in the cilantro and remove from the heat.

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