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How do you make Thai peanut sauce?

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Make Thai peanut sauce by combining peanut butter, coconut milk and fresh lime juice with various seasonings that may include soy sauce, ginger and garlic. AllRecipes.com's highly rated peanut sauce recipe takes fifteen minutes to make and requires no cooking. Food Network offers a simpler Thai peanut sauce recipe that uses fewer ingredients.

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To make AllRecipes.com's peanut sauce, add 1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter, 1/2 cup of coconut milk, 3 tablespoons of water and 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice to a bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of Thai fish sauce and 1 tablespoon of hot sauce. Season with 1 tablespoon of minced fresh ginger and 3 cloves of minced garlic.

Stir all ingredients together until evenly mixed. Mix in 1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro immediately before serving the sauce.

To make Food Network's peanut sauce, add 1/2 cup of peanut butter, one 8-ounce can of coconut milk and 1/2 cup of agave nectar to a blender or food processor. Add 1/2 cup of fresh lime juice, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, and garlic powder and red pepper flakes to taste. Blend all the ingredients together until the sauce's texture is smooth and loose.

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