Sweet & Spicy Peanut Sauce

This subtly sweet, amazingly flavorful, and versatile peanut sauce is irresistible. It’s wonderful as a dipping sauce for spring rolls, satays, baked tofu, or lightly-steamed vegetables.

Makes 1 cup

What You Need:

  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Asian chili paste

What You Do:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Taste to adjust seasoning, adding a bit more water or soy sauce for a thinner sauce. Use at once, or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

More Recipes

Vegan Cherry-Vanilla Smoothie

Is it a smoothie or ice cream? You might not be able to tell.
Read More »

Vegan Roasted Ratatouille

Roasting brings out the flavor of the vegetables in this interpretation of the classic stew from the south of France.
Read More »

Vegan Strawberry Banana Popsicles

These refreshing, fruit-filled popsicles are the perfect summer treat.
Read More »

Smoked Chickpea Burger

A sweet, tangy aioli sauce seals the deal with these perfect game-day burgers.
Read More »

Vegan Maple Baked Beans

This delicious side combines the hearty nutrition of beans with a sweet maple flavor.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »