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Thai Peanut Sauce

Thai Peanut Sauce is a subtle sauce that is full of complimentary flavors that really brings Asian and ethnic dishes to life. It combines creamy peanut butter, curry, ginger, coconut milk, garlic, and soy for the perfect blend of slightly sweet and salty in a mellow dip or dressing.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Keyword: Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 181kcal


  • 7 ounces coconut milk
  • 2 cloves garlic - finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger - fresh grated
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  • Combine coconut milk, garlic, ginger, curry, peanut butter, chicken stock, and brown sugar in a small sauce pan.
  • Bring to a simmer at a medium-low to medium heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and add soy sauce and lime juice.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.  Garnish with crushed peanuts, green onions, and/or cilantro if desired.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.3mg