Peanut Dipping Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Salty-sweet peanut sauce is a tasty partner to crisp veggies. It's also a nice change from more common dairy-based dips.

  • Portion size 750 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fancy molasses
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime rind
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts (optional)

Method

Heat oil in saucepan over medium-high heat; sauté onion until soft and golden, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger; saut?or 1 minute.

Add coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, molasses, brown sugar, lime rind and hot pepper sauce; cook, stirring, until peanut butter is melted. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer, stirring often, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir in coriander and lime juice. (Make-ahead: Let cool to room temperature. Transfer to airtight container and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Reheat in microwave at medium/50%, stirring halfway through, until loose-textured, about 2 minutes.) Scrape into bowl; sprinkle with peanuts (if using).

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1 tbsp (15 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 113 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 57.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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