Spicy Peanut Sauce
This spicy peanut sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! Perfect for stir fry, pad thai, or as a dip, this spicy peanut satay takes any dish to the next level. Use in our favorite spicy peanut chickpeas recipe!
Before You Begin
- ⅓ cup Peanut Butter
- ¼ cup Soy Sauce
- 1 ½ tsp Ginger Powder (or fresh, minced ginger)
- 2 tsp Garlic (minced)
- 2 tsp Chili Flakes
- 2 tbsp Lime Juice
- 1 ½ tbsp Sugar (or maple syrup)
- 6 tbsp Water
- In a small mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, soy sauce, ginger powder, garlic, chili flakes, and lime juice.
- Mix in water one tbsp at a time until the sauce reaches your desired consistency.
- Transfer sauce to an airtight container in the fridge and let sit for at least 10 minutes - the flavors combine so well if you let it sit! Refrigerate leftovers for up to 10 days.
- Add more or fewer chili flakes to reach your desired spicy level. I found 2 tsp was plenty spicy!
- You can sub lime juice for lemon juice or even apple cider vinegar.
- The longer you let the sauce sit after being mixed, the better the flavor becomes. Make sure to let the sauce sit before tweaking the ingredients too much, I find it becomes sweeter after resting.
- This peanut sauce is perfect in our Spicy Peanut Chickpeas recipe!
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