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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 64.4
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 378.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 3.0 g

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Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce

Submitted by: COACH_NICOLE
Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce

Introduction

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice. Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/4 cup natural peanut butter (creamy variety)
    2 Tbsp tamari soy sauce (use low-sodium variety if you prefer)
    1-2 garlic cloves, minced (use a little or a lot)
    1/8 tsp grated ginger root (optional)
    1/3 cup warm water

    For a spicy sauce, consider adding chili power or sauce, cayenne powder, more garlic and/or ginger, or any of your favorite spices.

Tips

After searching low and high for a good, healthy store-bought one, I gave up and created my own. Adjust spices to your taste preferences--this can be mild or spicy! Either way, it's easy to make and cheaper than store-bought sauces.


Directions

Mince garlic and grate ginger (if using).
Place all ingredients into a small bowl.
Whisk until blended.
Serve over your warmed food. Enjoy!

Cover and refrigerate to keep this for several weeks--may need to be re-stirred or heated after refrigeration.






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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I have made a similar version for many years but I use some lemon or lime juice instead of some of the water, and I put it in the blender to get it really smooth. Yum! - 1/21/12

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Deicious! Made mine over heat and with crunchy! Mmmm. - 2/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I used this on 1 lb of chicken and broccoli, onion, and red bell pepper. It made 4 servings. - 7/5/11

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    This is great on salad. Next time I plan to try it with almond butter. Thank you for a vegan recipe!! - 5/18/12

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Poured mine over some brown rice linguine with sliced green onions. This is my new quick go to sauce. It was awesome. - 5/14/11

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I hope it shows an "incredible" rating this time. The recipe deserves it. - 2/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I agree Yummy! For those of us with nut allergies this also works well if you replace the peanut butter with soy-nut butter, a staple in my kitchen :) - 1/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! It's really good for fresh spring rolls, or even as a salad dressing. I like to add sriracha chili sauce to mine for extra spice. - 8/1/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I really like how easy this recipe was... and tasty. I used grated fresh ginger and instead of all the water I zested a lime and used the juice as well. Since we like hot I added a dash of cayenne and chili paste. Very good and will make again. - 3/25/10

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  • 6 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Tired it loved it. i made mine over heat.
    - 2/2/09

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make a variation of this, but add a touch of LF Creamy French Drsg; a LOT of lemongrass (addicted) and scallions. I also serve it on "zoodles" zucchini noodles instead of pasta. Could live on it! - 5/9/12

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    absolutely fabulous!! My peanut butter iss a little thick so I used some heat too. SOOO yummy! - 7/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I just put it over chicken and veggie stir fry, so so so good! - 9/8/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I added chili paste with garlic and used powdered peanut butter (PB2) and 1/4 cup water to reconstitute it. Fewer calories, less fat! I also sliced scallions very thinly into this for color and a bit more flavor. - 2/20/13

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    ARE YOU KIDDING!!!Just 59.4 calories??? I have GOTTA try this!!! - 2/19/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Tasty! I added minced green onion and perfecto! - 2/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked it, but definitely added some heat with a dash of red cayenne powder and doubled the grated ginger root. I also added a couple cranks from my grinder of East Asian spice mix. Turned out tasty on my chicken and spinach wrap. - 5/13/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It's all been said...really intense, tasty, made a small amount but was still heaps for 6 servings. Awesome! - 9/30/10

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I like to add red curry paste to my peanut sauce for a little extra spice! - 5/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! - 1/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My favorite salad dressing/peanut sauce for noodles or chicken: 2 tbsp of PB2, water to thickness preference, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and 2 packets of stevia. I am going to add some ginger to mix it up! - 2/8/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    exactly what i had been looking for - thankyou! - 8/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight, and loved it! I have tried a couple of other peanut sauce recipes, but this takes the top place! It is quick and easy with ingredients I keep on hand. I did double the recipe and add a 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes. This will go in my favorites! - 7/25/14

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added a little sesame oil and rice cooking wine. Excellent!! - 3/31/14

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this is awesome!! I just made it and added a little seseme oil to it! yum yum!!!! Going to have it tonight with shredded cabbage , pasta and chicken ...and of course green onions on top! :-) - 1/13/14

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added some lime juice per my husband's suggestion and it was even better! I used crunchy peanut butter. Yum! - 6/1/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a hit in my house!
    I too, added lime & a little more garlic - 5/31/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was hungry and wanted a quick dinner so I made this to go over broccoli and brown rice. It was delicious and so easy! I will definitely make this again. - 1/11/11

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  • What size is the "serving"? A tablespoon or ??
    Love Peanut sauce, esp. with lots of ginger, garlic, & some Thai chili sauce. Gotta try this recipe! Thanks! - 8/29/14

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  • I've made this and it is excellent. I do add the spicy to it either with sriracha or with hot chili powder. - 4/28/14

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  • can't wait to try this! - 4/26/14

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  • Yum, added extra ginger. Its a great dip with steamed veggies. - 11/21/13

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  • Marinated some tofu in one batch, then poured the other over whole wheat linguine with the tofu, some broccoli, and onions. I had run out of soy sauce so I made it with worcestershire and vegetable broth. Also added a ton of chili paste because I like my food hot hot hot. - 10/6/13

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  • Perfect, and easy, and some thing I can eat! :-)
    Thanks for the great recipe - 8/15/13

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  • What is a serving size ? - 6/24/13

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  • I love the simplicity of this recipe. I added a grilled chicken breast with a tamari soy & garlic marinade. Delicious combination. - 5/30/13

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  • This was Delicious! But how much is a serving size? - 5/25/13

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  • easy, healthy and good!!! - 5/20/13

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  • I will try it later. I saved it. - 5/18/13

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  • I love this recipe, it is so good over brown rice or any kind of whole wheat noodles! - 5/18/13

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  • I use 1 tbl sweet chili sauce, 1 tbl dried low fat peanut butter(Good Stuff or PB2), 1 tbl apple cider vinegar, and 1/2 tbl tamari. It's great on whole wheat pasta and veggies with mint and salad for an Asian twist! - 5/18/13

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  • Yum! How big is a serving though? - 5/13/13

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  • I used a little bit of chili paste in mine. Great recipe. Gives you that satisfying feel when you eat it. - 4/29/13

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  • Really tasty. I loved it. I used whole wheat pasta and added edamame. Having it for lunch or possibly dinner again tomorrow..thanks for the recipe - 4/10/13

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  • Excellent. I added just a touch of Rice Wine vinegar to give it some zip. - 3/27/13

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  • used pad Thai noodles, chicken and broccoli, AWESOME! - 3/27/13

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  • about 1.5 oz per serving by weight - 3/26/13

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  • go team this is the way to eat . loved it . - 3/26/13

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  • Sounds great but what is the serving size? - 3/26/13

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  • WooHoo Peanut sauce with out having to go to the Tia restaurant. :) - 3/26/13

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tastes great, but serves 6? It makes a total of less than 3/4 cup and serves maybe 2 dieters/small children OR 1 normal person. And the calorie total does not appear to include the noodles shown in the picture either. - 3/12/13

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  • Very similar to one I made, but with less calories. A keeper! - 2/19/13

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  • Great - 2/19/13

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  • Made this tonight.... YUMMY! - 2/4/13

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  • Exactly what I was looking for - very smooth and a lot like the sauce I get in Asian restaurants. - 1/29/13

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  • simple but effective
    - 1/19/13

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  • Looks great and I just added it to my recipe collection. Want to try it with the same kind of noodles you picture it with and added veggies. Thanks for sharing this. - 1/12/13

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  • Great sauce! It was a bit too thick for my taste, but I loved it overall. Definitely make sure you add the ginger! Thanks for the recipe! It made for a great quick and easy dinner over some whole wheat/quinoa gemelli twists with veggies. - 1/11/13

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  • Simple and fantastic! - 1/6/13

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  • It's delicious! Thanks for helping me add to my yummy vegan recipe pile. It was a little thin, so I added a touch of PB2 and shook it in a glass jar--no heat needed. Added hot sauce, too, and used Liquid Aminos instead of tamari sauce. - 11/9/12

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  • pretty good - 10/27/12

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  • Loved this recipe!! Thank you for a cheaper healthier and yummier recipe. - 10/27/12

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  • Mine was really runny, but the flavor was great. I don't know if I did something wrong. It would have been good over noodles. I was looking for a dipping sauce for satay. I will make it again for noodles, but I need something less runny for satay (maybe I will add less water for satay). - 10/5/12

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  • Added 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper to spice things up and served over stir fry veggies and whole wheat noodles. Fantastic! - 9/22/12

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  • This is now a staple in our house! It's makes a great meal on a busy night because I can just toss the sauce with vegetable and noodles. - 8/17/12

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  • I love this recipe with chicken and Udon noodles. - 5/19/12

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  • Really good even though I was out of ginger. Next time I will use the ginger, add some spice and use my magic bullet to mix it. - 5/18/12

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  • We enjoyed this very much! - 5/18/12

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  • I have made this if I am out of the peanut sauce I buy. The one I buy has less calories per Tablespoon and less sodium.
    I usually make as directed. for more spice and heat I add that separately to the dish I am preparing. - 5/18/12

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  • YUM!!!!! - 5/18/12

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  • Yum! - 5/18/12

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  • Made it over heat. Great recipe - 5/18/12

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  • Great recipe !! It is GREAT drizzled over cooked chicken breast. - 5/18/12

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  • oh so good! - 5/18/12

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  • only one word, "WOW" - 5/18/12

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  • This is really good! I put a little too much garlic in this first time, but it is still very tasty. I did add about a tsp of sugar, as I like it sweeter. Will definitely make this over and over again! - 5/7/12

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  • Very good! I did make a few adjustments on the next batch. I made a sweeter one, 1Tbs less soy sauce no garlic and added a teaspoon of sugar. Perfect - 5/4/12

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  • I loved this stuff! I added more ginger and a quarter teaspoon cayenne pepper, but I think I might add a tad more next time. I used it on sautéed veggies. Next, I might use it on shredded romaine/carrot salad. This really makes a lot. - 4/23/12

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  • Followed the recipe, but turned out super salty for me for some reason. Hopefully will taste better once I add it to some real food! Added a tbsp of brown sugar and some splenda to help that. I'll try to get low sodium soy sauce now that we're out - I'm sure that will help. - 3/20/12

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  • Incredible! DH loves it especially with a little cayenne added. - 2/9/12

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  • Used Bragg and tamari. And cayenne pepper. - 1/27/12

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  • I've been doing this lately anyway. I add it to tofu sliced in small squares with frozen stir fry vegetables and microwave brown rice. I'm a lazy cook, but I love me some peanut sauce. - 12/13/11

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  • So tasty! I'm especially happy to see a peanut sauce recipe that doesn't include extra sweeteners! - 11/26/11

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  • So good! Much better than several other peanut sauce recipes I've tried, not too thick or peanut buttery - 10/19/11

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  • Delicious and so easy to make. Asian-inspired sauces are a favorite of mine, and this particular recipe can be enjoyed in so many ways -- as a sauce for noodle or rice dishes (warm or chilled), as a dipping sauce for vegetables, in stir fry, or as a flavorful condiment on sandwiches. - 8/22/11

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  • I made this sauce and served it over stir-fried tofu, mushrooms, and broccoli. Delicious! - 8/2/11

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  • very good, I added a pinch of sugar to mellow the flavor from the soy sauce, and I did add a pinch of cayenne to give it from zing. served it over quinoa and green beans. - 4/28/11

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  • I just have to say that this is an awesome recipe. My friend has been trying to find a place to take me that duplicated a bento place he went to a few years ago. He has been unsuccessful. I thought I would try to make one myself and came across your recipe. He loves it, to say the least. Thanks! - 4/20/11

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  • Had to heat it in the microwave to get it to blend well. Added about an 1/8 cup of crushed peanuts as well. Next time I will add less. It was very crunchy--but still good. - 2/27/11

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  • I skipped the ginger (didn't have any), and it still tasted great. I prefer non-spicy peanut sauce and this recipe is so quick, I can easily make it on weeknights when I don't have a ton of time to cook. - 2/17/11

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  • I added some siracha for heat and fish sauce for authenticy. Excellent! - 1/9/11

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  • Yummy! I used a garlic, peppercorn, and sea salt grinder mix, chili powder and no ginger....and it was delish! - 1/9/11

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  • Wow!! Love it!! - 11/21/10

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  • Excellent sauce for all kinds of things. - 10/30/10

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  • Excellent. I added my seasonings and made it HOt! - 10/10/10

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  • I made this tonight for shrimp Buddah Bowls! SO tasty!!! I used crunchy PB and a bit more ginger! Fantastic! - 6/2/10

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  • Very peanut-y and tasty! we ate this with sauteed mustard greens and pasta with some egg scrambled in. Yum. that's all, just yum. I thought I would want more then one serving but one was just right. - 5/20/10

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  • YUM! Had it with shiritaki noodles and crisp veggies. - 4/22/10

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  • Wow! This has to be the best peanut sauce recipe I've made! The serving size is small (about 2/3 cup = 6 servings), but you really only need a little bit. I used it on stir fry veggies served over rice. Wonderful! - 2/10/10

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  • Great with tempeh! - 1/3/10

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