October 23, 2016
Sweet & Sour Peanut Sauce

Sweet & Sour Peanut Sauce

by Berkeley Wellness  |  

Use this sauce to dress noodles or steamed vegetables.

2 cloves garlic, peeled
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2/3 cup cilantro
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons honey
3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt

1. In a small saucepan of boiling water, cook the garlic for 2 minutes to blanch. Drain.

2. Transfer the garlic to a blender or food processor. Add the peanut butter, cilantro, water, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, hot sauce and salt, and process until smooth. Store the sauce in the refrigerator.

Makes 1 1/4 cups

Nutrition information per 2 tablespoons
calories 84 • total fat 6.6g (saturated 1g) • cholesterol 0mg • dietary fiber 1g • carbohydrate 5g • protein 3g • sodium 200mg • Good source of niacin, vitamin E