Peanut Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes About

    1¼ Cups

    Appears in
    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    We love the Indonesian peanut sauce for the satays, and so we developed our own. This can be used for both the chicken and pork skewers.


    • 1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
    • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
    • 2


    1. Combine the peanuts, oil, shallots, garlic, lemongrass, and chile in a food processor and process to a smooth paste. Transfer to a small saucepan and place over low heat. Add the coconut milk, lime juice, soy sauce, and fish sauce and stir until smooth. Cook until the sauce is warmed through, about 2 minutes.
    2. Taste and add more soy sauce, fish sauce, or lime ju