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A spoon lifts up the peanut dipping sauce on a plate with spring rolls.
5 from 8 votes

Easy Peanut Sauce Recipe

This quick and easy Peanut Sauce recipe can be made with just a few simple ingredients in 5 minutes or less! Creamy peanut butter, savory soy sauce, a touch of sugar, and the heat of Sriracha makes for a delectably smooth, spicy-sweet flavor.

Course dip, sauce
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 75 kcal


  • ½ cup peanut butter smooth
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce Tamari or gluten-free
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar honey or coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar or lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • ½-1 tsp. Sriracha sauce to taste
  • 3-6 Tbsp warm water


  1. Add all ingredients, except for the water, to a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Whisk until well smooth and well combined.
  3. Slowly add in warm water 1 tablespoon at a time to help thin it out.
  4. This recipe makes roughly ¾ cup of sauce, or 12 tablespoons. Serve sauce with Fresh Spring Rolls and enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Meal Prep and Storage

  • To Prep-Ahead: Homemade peanut sauce can be prepared up to 3-4 days in advance, however the sauce will gradually start to lose some of its flavor over time.
  • To Store: Prepared peanut sauce can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
  • To Freeze: Leftover sauce can be frozen in an airtight, freezer-safe container for up to 4-6 months.
  • To Reheat: Stored peanut sauce may be left out on the counter for an hour before serving, microwaved in the oven for 10-20 seconds, or heated in a small saucepan on the stove, constantly stirring until smooth and creamy.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Peanut Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 193mg8%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.