Peanut Satay Sauce is a classic Southeast Asian dish that’s been enjoyed by people around the world. However, few people know that satay sauce is actually just peanut butter mixed with other ingredients like coconut milk and lime juice. This simple combination creates an ultra-delicious dipping sauce that can be used over chicken satay, chicken skewers, and more!
Peanut satay sauce is the perfect dipping sauce or spreads for your chicken satay, chicken skewers, and other meats. Peanut satay sauce is a savory peanut sauce that’s great as a dipping sauce or spread. It’s the perfect pairing for chicken satay, chicken skewers, and other meats.
Peanut satay sauce is very popular in Southeast Asia, where it’s often served with meat skewers such as chicken or beef. The sauce itself is made from peanuts, garlic, and chili paste, along with some fragrant spices like cumin and coriander seed powder.
In Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia (where satay originated), it’s common for consumers to buy small packets of peanut satay at street vendors’ stalls or restaurants so they can enjoy their meals without having to make their own sauces from scratch each time they eat at those establishments.
How To Make Peanut Satay Sauce
Making peanut satay sauce is a great way to ensure you always have the ingredients for this delicious dish on hand. It’s also a fun project for weekend cooking since it involves combining different flavors and textures into one cohesive dish.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Peanut butter (chunky or creamy)
- Soy sauce
- Garlic powder or fresh garlic cloves if you prefer it spicy
- Ginger root (fresh is best!)
Creamy Texture Peanut Satay Sauce
This creamy peanut satay sauce recipe is a delicious addition to your menu, whether you’re serving grilled chicken skewers or just want something spicy for dipping.
Taste the sauce before adding coconut milk. The first step in preparing this satay sauce recipe is to taste it so that you can decide how much (if any) coconut milk should be added. You want a balance between salty and sweet, spicy and creamy, sour and sweet, and also between smooth textures and crunchy textures (like peanuts). If the flavor profile doesn’t quite hit the mark yet, add more salt or pepper until it does!
Use unsweetened coconut milk for best results when making this peanut satay sauce recipe. The taste of unsweetened coconut milk permeates through this dish without overpowering its other flavors; if sweetened coconut creams are used instead then they will leave behind an identifiable sweetness that detracts from other components such as ground black pepper or sambal oelek chili paste
Complete your satay meal with this amazing peanut satay sauce
So, how do you use this delicious peanut satay sauce? Well, if you’re cooking with a group of people and everyone wants to try it out, then go ahead and serve it as a dipping sauce. Alternatively, if you’re looking to make the most of your satays or other grilled meats and vegetables (or fish), then use it as a spread on sandwiches or pita bread. You can also drizzle some over salad greens for an extra punch of flavor.
But wait there are still more ways! Now that we know that peanut satay sauce is great when eaten as is (with no cooking required!), let’s take a look at some different ways in which we can incorporate this versatile sauce into our meals:
Use peanut satay sauce as a marinade for chicken skewers before grilling them up in your backyard barbecue pit so that they come out tender with just enough spice from the chili peppers used in making this recipe.
Mix together cucumbers and tomatoes before tossing them with freshly chopped cilantro leaves; then top off each salad bowl by drizzling an additional tablespoonful onto each serving (or more!). This makes for one tasty summer dish guaranteed to please everyone at your next potluck party!
We hope you enjoyed learning how to make peanut satay sauce. This simple recipe is easy enough for anyone to make, but if you aren’t feeling adventurous today, we have all the ingredients ready for purchase at our store!