Peanut Sauce

Cuisinart original


Makes about 1½ cups


1 jalapeño pepper, seeded
1 small garlic clove
1-inch piece of ginger, peeled
1 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts
6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
½ cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce
1 teaspoon Thai red chili paste
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon fish sauce
½ cup water

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 53 (69% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 2g • fat 4g • sat. fat 1g • Col. 0mg • sod. 108mg • calc. 13mg • fiber 1g

Vegetarian • Gluten Free


1. Insert Metal Chopping Blade. Add the seeded jalapeño, garlic clove and 1-inch piece of ginger to the work bowl. Secure the Cooking Lid.
2. The processor is set to chop for 8 seconds on Speed 12.
3. Scrape the sides of the bowl and add 1 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts. Pulse to evenly chop, about 10 pulses.
4. Scrape bowl and add 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter, ½ cup coconut milk, 2 tablespoons tamari and 1 teaspoon each chili paste, lime juice and fish sauce. Secure the Cooking Lid.
5. The processor is set to blend for 60 seconds on Speed 12. When started, slowly add ½ cup water.
6. Taste and adjust seasoning according to preference.
7. If a thinner sauce is desired, add water one tablespoon at a time while the processor is running on Speed 12.