This versatile peanut sauce will win everyone over. You can pour it over noodles or rice, or use it as a dip for raw veggies, skewers, and more. The vinegar in the recipe preserves the sauce making it last well over a week in a tightly sealed container. Serving it over chilled soba or even spaghetti noodles with a sprinkle of scallions makes the perfect summer potluck offering! Whip up a batch and use it to flavor all your recipes throughout the week!
- 6 TBL peanutbutter (creamy or crunchy, depending on your taste)
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 3 TBL cold water
- 2 cloves chopped garlic
- 2 tsp fresh grated ginger
- 3 TBL sesame oil
- 1 tsp sugar or agave
- 1 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. If you are using the sauce for dipping, the amount of water included in the recipe will be sufficient. If a thinner sauce is desired, add more water.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups of sauce