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Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 2 cans coconut milk 13.5 ounce cans
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add the red curry paste and coconut milk. Stir to combine and heat until simmer.
  • Add the peanut butter, dark brown sugar, fish sauce, and cayenne pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Simmer the sauce for approximately 5 minutes, stirring often, allowing the sauce to thicken. Add additional cayenne to taste if more heat is desired.
  • Remove from the heat and allow the sauce to sit for 3 minutes. Serve the sauce warm.