Hoisin Peanut Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Leo)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by lazyme

This is a simplified version of the classic Vietnamese dipping sauce, usually made with fresh peanuts. This version uses peanut butter to make it simpler. Of course, hoisin sauce is a bottled Chinese condiment that will keep fresh in your refrigerator for a year. From Jim Fobel's Big Flavors.

Top Review by Maito

Really tasty and very close to what you would be served with fresh rolls in a Vietnamese restaurant. The peanut butter was a nice quick way to add that flavor. I could see this being great over lots of things, especially noodles.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, blend together the hoisin sauce and peanut butter.
  2. Stir in the oil, garlic, and cayenne.
  3. Gradually stir in the stock and fish sauce.
  4. Cover and chill until needed.
  5. Transfer the sauce to a bowl and sprinkle with the chopped peanuts.
  6. Serve cold.

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