← Back to Search Results
Asian, Malaysian
Peanut Sauce

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This popular Southeast Asian sauce is excellent with grilled chicken, flank steak, lamb chops, pork loin, or even fish and shellfish. It makes a great dipping sauce for all manner of kabobs.

Yield: MAKES ABOUT 2½ CUPS

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted smooth peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup canned sweetened coconut cream, such as Coco Lopez brand
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock or water
  • ½ teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

Directions

In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes to combine well.

To serve, reheat gently, whisking in a bit of water as needed for a spoonable consistency. Store in a jar in the refrigerator. It will keep for up to 4 months.

 

Notes

If you use canned coconut milk rather than cream, you may want to add a bit more sugar.


© 2003 Joyce Goldstein
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on the entire recipe.

2452kcal (123%)
215mg (22%)
17mg (28%)
41mcg RAE (1%)
2602mg
549mg
91g
119g
21g
165g
5mg (2%)
5701mg (238%)
53g (263%)
176g (271%)
11mg (62%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

secrets-of-slow-cooking-creating-extraordinary-food-with-your-slow-cooker Secrets of Slow Cooking: Cr...
by Liana Krissoff
unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
cooking-for-friends Cooking for Friends
by Gordon Ramsay
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
rice Rice
by Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Joanne Lamb Hayes
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
baked-new-frontiers-in-baking Baked: New Frontiers in Baking
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
arthur-schwartzs-new-york-city-food Arthur Schwartz's New York ...
by Arthur Schwartz
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?