Spicy Asian Peanut Sauce


This recipe for spicy Asian peanut sauce is a “5 minutes or less” entry in the Fast & Fresh Dairy-Free Time Trials Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Heather Kessler. In this recipe, she uses Coconut Milk Beverage from So Delicious.

Spicy Asian Peanut Sauce

Fast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials Recipe ContestPeanut butter adds richness while a generous dose of sriracha spices up both the color and flavor of this spicy Asian peanut sauce.

For more details and to enter the recipe contest, see this post: https://www.godairyfree.org/news/dairy-free-time-trials-recipe-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Spicy Asian Peanut Sauce

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

For gluten-free spicy Asian peanut sauce, use a gluten-free hoisin sauce.

Spicy Asian Peanut Sauce
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  1. Place a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Add sesame oil.
  3. Using a microplane or small grater, grate garlic and ginger directly into the sauce pan.
  4. Cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Whisk in coconut milk.
  6. Add peanut butter, hoisin sauce and sriracha and whisk until the mixture gets smooth and thick - about 1 minute.
  7. Whisk in vinegar.
  8. Remove from heat and add cilantro.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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