Peanut Sauce Stir Fry


A deliciously aromatic peanut sauce with coconut milk, fresh ginger and lime. A great sauce for a great stir fry. Done in a pinch – less than 10 minutes!

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Peanut sauce stir fry
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2020-09-09, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 10 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 06-04-2021

10 minutes 4 people Sauces
Peanut sauce stir fry


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  • 100 grams of smooth peanut butter
  • 35 ml coconut milk
  • Juice from half a lime
  • 2 cm fresh ginger (~0.8 inches)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of spicy sauce, e.g., sambal, harissa or sriracha
  • Water
Peanut sauce stir fry ingredients
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  • Spoon
  • Cutting board & chef’s knife
  • Blender
  • Citrus juicer

Peanut Sauce Stir Fry

10 minutes 4 people Sauces

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Make the peanut sauce – 10 minutes

Use a spoon to peel the fresh ginger. Peel two cloves of garlic, then cut both the ginger and garlic coarsely. Juice half a lime and add this with the ginger and garlic to a blender.  

Peanut sauce stir fry
Peanut sauce stir fry

Puree until smooth, then add a little boiled water to thin out the sauce.  

Not only is this peanut sauce excellent in a stir fry dish with steak and vegetables, but it is also a hit with other stir fry recipes. Enjoy!

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