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Delicious Peanut Satay Sauce

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This is one of my absolute favourite sauces and it tastes divine on a salad or as a marinade for meat. Once you try this delicious peanut satay sauce, you’ll want to make it every single week!

Peanut Satay Sauce

This peanut satay sauce has a rich, nutty taste with the perfect blend of oil, vinegar and hint of fresh ginger. My favourite use for this delicious sauce is on this Thai Peanut Noodle Bowl for lunch!

Ingredients

All you’ll need for this delicious peanut sauce is:

See recipe card for quantities.

Instructions

In a small mason jar, combine the peanut butter powder and water and shake them together until smooth.

Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, minced ginger root and salt, and shake again until everything is combined.

Hint: Let this dressing sit in the fridge for at least 8 hours in the closed mason jar so that all the flavours meld together.

Peanut Satay Sauce
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Storage

Store the dressing in an air-tight mason jar in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Top tip

Make a double or a triple batch to enjoy on multiple dishes throughout the week!

FAQ

Where did peanut satay sauce come from?

Bumbu kacang (peanut sauce) seems to have originated in Indonesia1, but many cultures have their own version of peanut sauce. This particular recipe is actually closer to a Thai version, which is sweeter.

What can you eat with peanut satay sauce?

I love it on a noodle bowl like this one, but you can also use it as a salad dressing or as a dip for chicken or vegetable skewers.

What does satay mean?

A satay is “a Southeast Asian food consisting of small pieces of meat or fish cooked on a stick, and served with a spicy peanut sauce.”2

Delicious Peanut Satay Sauce

Christina
Once you try this delicious peanut satay sauce, you'll want to make it every single week!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 37 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 small mason jar

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp powdered peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger root
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • In a small mason jar, combine the peanut butter powder and water and shake them together until smooth.
  • Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, minced ginger root and salt, and shake again until everything is combined.

Notes

Let this dressing sit in the fridge for at least 8 hours in the closed mason jar so that all the flavours meld together.
Store the dressing in an air-tight mason jar in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 37kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0.003mgSodium: 349mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 0.1mg

These nutrition values are estimates only. Read my full nutrition disclaimer here.

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Sources

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peanut_sauce
  2. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/satay

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