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Peanut Dipping Sauce

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This simple Peanut Dipping Sauce is made with creamy peanut butter, soy sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and rice vinegar. Perfect for dipping Fresh Spring Rolls or even pour over cooked noodles for a delicious meal!

bowl of peanut butter dipping sauce topped with chopped peanuts

The Best Peanut Sauce

This simple peanut sauce makes a regular appearance in our home. It has just a little kiss of spice that adds so much flavor and you won’t believe how many ways you can use peanut sauce.

Our go to use for this sauce is with fresh spring rolls, they are irresistible. Next, cook up some pasta and add a little bit of this sauce to coat the noodles, then add in a little cooked chicken, shredded carrots and green onions. So good!!

small bowls of ingredients to make a peanut butter sauce

Ingredients for Peanut Dipping Sauce

This peanut butter sauce is made with simple ingredients that you most likely already have on hand. To make this simple sauce you will need the following:

  • Creamy Peanut Butter– I prefer the smooth texture, but if you only have chunky, that will work too
  • Water
  • Soy Sauce– can substitute low sodium or even coconut aminos
  • Chili Sauce
  • Brown Sugar
  • Garlic Powder
  • Ground Ginger
  • Rice Vinegar
sauce made with peanut butter in a glass measuring cup

Making Peanut Sauce

There really aren’t a ton of instructions that go along with making this peanut sauce, so get ready for the shortest recipe instructions ever.

In a small bowl combine together the peanut butter and water until smooth. Add in the soy sauce, brown sugar, chili sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, rice vinegar and ground ginger. Whisk together until the sugar is dissolved and the sauce is well combined.

small glass bowl filled with peanut butter sauce topped with crushed peanuts

If you feel that the sauce is too thick for your liking, simply add a teaspoon of water at a time and mix until it is your desired consistency.

Top the sauce with some chopped peanuts, if desired and start dipping.

spring rolls surrounding a bowl of peanut sauce

This sauce will store well in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. When you are ready to use simply warm up in the microwave for 30 seconds to make it smooth again, or leave out at room temperature until softened.

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bowl of peanut butter sauce with chopped peanuts on top
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Peanut Dipping Sauce Recipe

Simple peanut butter sauce that is perfect for dipping fresh spring rolls or adding to noodles or salads.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Servings: 16 tablespoons
Calories: 53kcal


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar


  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter and warm water until smooth
  • Add in the remaining ingredients and mix until the brown sugar and spices are well combined


  • Nutrition facts are just an estimate
  • Store any leftover sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Course: Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine: Sauce
Keyword: Peanut Butter Sauce, Peanut Dipping Sauce
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This simple Peanut Dipping Sauce is made with creamy peanut butter, soy sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and rice vinegar.

peanut sauce topped with chopped peanuts in a small glass bowl

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