Vietnamese Peanut Sauce - Dipping Sauce for Fresh Spring Rolls

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I haven't tried this, but it's supposed to be a great dipping sauce for Vietnamese-style fresh spring rolls. I found it on the Kitchen Chick blog, and it is apparently adapted from "Foods of Vietnam" by Nicole Routhier. If you are gluten-free you can find gluten-free hoisin sauces made by brands such as Kame or Premier Japan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil and add the garlic, chili paste, and tomato paste.
  2. Fry until garlic is golden brown.
  3. Add the broth, sugar, peanut butter, and hoisin sauce, and whisk to dissolve the peanut butter.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  6. Garnish with the ground peanuts.


Most Helpful

What a terrific recipe! I loved the flavor with egg rolls & will be making this again! I used sriracha sauce and splenda. Thank you for sharing this keeper!

Susie D April 20, 2012

Just made this, it is delicious taste just like a thai dressing I had in a seafood Resturant ,<br/>The only thing I substituted peanut oil with sesame it's just tasty.

Gail1980 March 19, 2013

This was the most amazing sauce!! I usually make my own, but used this recipe and it is a wonderful recipe, and easy too!

lmeast September 04, 2012

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