Chinese Peanut Sauce

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  • 1/2 cup nonfat, reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic, or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper, or to taste


  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring broth to a boil, then immediately remove from heat.
  2. In blender, place hot broth, peanut butter, soy sauce and garlic. Puree until smooth. Add vinegar and sugar and blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to container. Stir in cilantro. Season to taste with crushed red pepper.
  3. The mixture can be used as a marinade immediately.

Yield: about 1 3/4 cups

Per tablespoon: 29 cal; 2 g fat (less than 1 g sat fat); 1 g carbo; 1 g pro; 75 mg sodium

Posted by Tiffany at Recipe Goldmine 2/6/2002 9:27 am.