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Spicy Peanut Sauce

  • Yield: About 1 1/2 cups


  • 10 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2/3 bunch of fresh coriander leaves and upper stems
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash of Chinese rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon hot chili oil


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and bring up to a simmer. Remove from the heat and set aside.