Uses KitchenAid® Hand Blender.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce.
1. Info for Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce
- Cook Time: 20 min
- Total Time: 20 min
- Servings: 8
- Calories: 322.09 kcal
2. Ingredients for Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 1/3 cup shallot (thinly sliced)
- 4 garlic cloves (thinly sliced)
- 2 inches galangal (skinned and chopped into rounds)
- 1 stalk lemongrass (ends trimmed, outer layer peeled and cut into 1/2″ pieces)
- 1 1/2 cups raw skinned peanuts
- 1 can coconut milk (13.5 ounces)
- 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
- 3 tablespoons fish sauce
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 Thai chili (optional; end trimmed and seeded)
- 1/2 cup water
- Equipment: 3-4 quart sauce pan.
- Heat a sauce pot on medium high heat and add peanut oil. Reduce heat to medium and add the sliced shallots, garlic, galangal, and lemongrass. Saute until fragrant, about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Add in the peanuts, and stir with a large spoon to fully coat the peanuts in the mixture. Continue to saute for another 2-3 minutes to toast the peanuts.
- Add coconut milk, tamarind paste, fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, chili (if using), and water. Cover and allow to simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove pot from heat. Attach the pan guard to the arm of your KitchenAid® Corded Hand Blender. Attach the arm of the hand blender to the base and submerge the blender into the pot to blend. Start at a slower speed while the pieces are large, then increase speed as the mixture becomes smoother. (NOTE: You may find it easier to slightly tip the pot so there’s a deeper portion where you’re blending.) Blend until smooth, about a minute.
- Sauce will be thick. If you desire a thinner sauce, add an additional tablespoon of water at a time and blend again until you reach desired consistency.