Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce next to peanuts in a bowl
Creating a delectable peanut sauce that's plant-based and bursting with flavor is easier than you might think. This homemade Vegan Peanut Sauce recipe combines the rich creaminess of peanut butter with the umami goodness of soy sauce, a zing of lime juice, and a hint of garlic. It's a versatile and delicious sauce that's perfect for dipping, drizzling over salads or stir-fries, or even as a marinade for your favorite plant-based proteins.
Not only does this peanut sauce add an extra layer of deliciousness to your meals, but it's also a breeze to whip up. In just a few minutes, you'll have a delicious sauce that elevates your vegan dishes to the next level. Whether you're a seasoned vegan cook or just starting your plant-based journey, this recipe is a must-have in your repertoire.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Estimated Cost$3
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 199.9 kcal


  • ½ Cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Lime Juice
  • 1 Clove Garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tbsp. Water (adjust for desired consistency)


  • Add all ingredients except for water into a medium sized bowl.
  • Gradually add water while stirring until desired consistency is reached.
  • Whisk everything together until well combined, creating a smooth and creamy peanut sauce.

Notes & Tips

Taste and adjust the flavors as needed. You can add more soy sauce for saltiness, lime juice for tanginess, or garlic for extra zing.
Once satisfied with the taste and consistency, your Vegan Peanut Sauce is ready to use! Drizzle it over salads, use it as a dip for spring rolls, or marinate tofu or tempeh for a delightful flavor infusion.


Calories: 199.9kcalCarbohydrates: 8.5gProtein: 8.1gFat: 16.5gSaturated Fat: 3.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 8.2gSodium: 551.8mgPotassium: 209.2mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 3.6gVitamin A: 3.8IUVitamin C: 2.5mgCalcium: 19.9mgIron: 0.8mg

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