Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Recipes comes from Thai Cooking Class. Satay sauce is used for dipping of a variety of meats, shrimp, or anything else on skewers. Another popular satay in Thailand is toast - dipped in satay sauce, it's a favorite mid-morning snack.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a blender, combine onion, lemon grass, shrimp paste, chilies, garlic, cumin, coriander and coriander roots with enough coconut milk to moisten.
  2. Heat oil in saucepan.
  3. Gentley stirfry onion mixture until it turns a pale pinky-brown.
  4. Add remaining coconut milk, stirring briskly.
  5. Reduce heat to low.
  6. Add peanuts (or peanut butter) and still well.
  7. Then add sugar and tamarind juice with a pinch of salt.
  8. If the sauce is too thick add additional coconut milk; If it's too thin, simmer very gently to reduce -- coconut milk and peanuts burn very easily.


Most Helpful

Great satay dipping sauce. The tamarind juice in this one really makes it special. Loved the spicy/sweet heat.

evelyn/athens June 27, 2006

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