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Quick And Easy Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

May 18, 2012

Noodles with peanut sauceCooking Time: 10 – 15 minutes

Everyone who’s ever had traditional Thai food knows that Peanut sauce has a huge role to play in Thai dishes. Below is the best recipe i know to make Traditional Thai peanut sauce follow this recipe exactly and you will create the best peanut sauce you have ever had.

To begin you will need to gather the following:Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter

1/2 cup coconut milk

3 tablespoons water

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Step 1:

Mix all ingredients except the cilantro in a mixing bowl until all ingredients are mixed evenly, for perfect Thai peanut sauce this can take up to 5 minutes.

Step 2:

Pour the mixture into a medium sized pan and bring to low heat. Keep whisking until sauce has heated up.

Step 3:

Let it simmer for 5 minutes on low heat making sure not to scorch the sauce on the bottom of the pan.

Step 4:

Let the sauce cool down to room temperature and mix in the cilantro in to the peanut sauce and serve with whatever dish you think will go well with it.


This sauce goes perfectly with any satay dishes such as chicken or pork or even with tofu.


Thai peanut sauce can be stored in the fridge for weeks without going bad all you need to do is take it out of the fridge and re-heat it.

I will be posting a new recipe each week which will involve Thai peanut sauce in some way from noodles to chicken.


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