Peanut Sauce

Peanut Sauce

From The Happy Kitchen Cookbook, Fresh Seasonal Recipes. Makes 1 Cup.

A simple and versatile sauce that is great for dipping on the side, as well as a part of a full meal!


  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar*
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


  • In a medium bowl, mix peanut butter, soy sauce, and garlic.

  • Whisk in ½ cup hot water.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and whisk to blend.
  • For best flavor, let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.

*White wine vinegar or rice vinegar may be substituted.

Note: Leftover sauce may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.