Peanut Sauce | Cooking Component

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of sauce 1x


A perfect, vegan and gluten-free sauce that works well with a myriad of noodles, grains, and vegetables.



  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon brown rice syrup or honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon sambal oelek or chili flakes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup water


  • Combine all ingredients for the sauce, through the red pepper flakes. Stir until well combined and add just enough water to thin the sauce down to a smooth and sauce-like consistency.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days.


Tips & Tricks: Make ahead of time and use throughout the week for multiple meals. This recipe also doubles well! 

Stock up: get the pantry ingredients you will need: peanut butter, soy sauce, garlic