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the best peanut sauce ever in a bowl on a black serving stone with lime wedges on the side

Best Peanut Sauce Ever

The best peanut sauce you will ever have! Nutty, savoury, tangy, and spicy – perfect for stir-fries, chicken satay, marinating, or as a salad dressing.

Category Healthy Dinners, Sauce
Cuisine Thai
Keyword best peanut sauce, best peanut sauce recipe, peanut satay sauce, thai peanut sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Amanda | Naturally Sweet Kitchen


  • 80 ml smooth natural peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tbsp agave nectar
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha hot sauce to taste
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1-3 tbsp water as needed


  1. Add the peanut butter, garlic, soy sauce, agave, sesame oil, lemon juice, Sriracha, and pepper to a bowl and whisk together until smooth.
  2. Loosen with water by tablespoon as needed to reach your desired consistency. For a dipping sauce, use 1-2 tablespoons of water. For a stir-fry sauce, use 2-3 tablespoons of water.

Recipe Video


  • This sauce will keep sealed in an airtight glass jar in the fridge for up to 1 week.
  • To make this sauce gluten-free, substitute Tamari sauce for the soy sauce.