Indonesian Chili-Peanut Sauce

Satay: whether itʼs chicken, beef, pork, or shrimp, this is the sauce to serve with it for dipping.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. minced red chili pepper (jalapeño or serrano)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped peanuts

Directions

  • Heat the peanut butter and water in a sauce pan over low heat, whisking to smooth out the peanut butter.
  • Add the chili pepper, garlic, brown sugar, ginger, and lemon juice and continue to cook over low heat for a few minutes, stirring to prevent scorching.
  • Stir in the soy sauce and remove from heat. Stir in the chopped peanuts.
  • Serve with a variety of things such as skewered shrimp, chicken, beef, or pork.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. minced red chili pepper (jalapeño or serrano)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped peanuts

Directions

  • Heat the peanut butter and water in a sauce pan over low heat, whisking to smooth out the peanut butter.
  • Add the chili pepper, garlic, brown sugar, ginger, and lemon juice and continue to cook over low heat for a few minutes, stirring to prevent scorching.
  • Stir in the soy sauce and remove from heat. Stir in the chopped peanuts.
  • Serve with a variety of things such as skewered shrimp, chicken, beef, or pork.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein4g