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Designed for dipping, but can also be used as a pasta sauce (variation below) or grilling marinade.
2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons warm water
¼ cup Smart Balance® Rich Roast Peanut Butter (creamy)
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
¼ teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
Dissolve brown sugar in warm water in a small mixing bowl.
Add peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, and sesame oil. Whisk ingredients together until smooth.
Serve with fresh vegetables.
Variation: Peanut Pasta
Transfer Asian Peanut Dipping Sauce to a large mixing bowl. Cook 8 ounces pasta of choice until al dente. Before draining, add ¼ cup of pasta cooking liquid to dipping sauce and stir until mixed. Drain pasta well. Add drained pasta to sauce in bowl and toss to mix. For a complete meal, top with chopped cooked chicken and stir-fried vegetables such as pea pods and red bell pepper.
Makes ½ cup total, eight (1-tablespoon) servings
Nutrition per serving
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0g
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 80 mg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 355 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g