This Thai-inspired Peanut Dressing is delicious tossed with slaws and salad greens. It’s nutty, citrusy, subtly sweet with a tiny bit of heat that you can kick up a notch to taste. It’s delicious tossed with crunchy slaws!
- 1 orange, both zest and juice (1 tablespoon zest, 1/3 cup-1/2 cup juice)
- 1 lime, juice (1/4 cup)
- 3 tablespoons honey, maple, agave or brown sugar
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3 thin sliced disks of ginger (about 1 1/2 tablespoon)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce or Braggs Liquid Amino Acids (GF)
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1/2– 1 teaspoon sambal (red chile paste) or sriracha sauce, or a pinch of red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, more to taste.
- 1/4 cup peanut butter (*see notes)
Place the orange juice, orange zest, lime juice, sweetener, garlic, ginger, olive oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, optional chili paste, salt, and peanut butter in a blender, and blend until smooth.
Store in a sealed jar or salad dressing bottle in the fridge.
Peanut Dressing will keep up to 7 days in the fridge.
The dressing will thicken while refrigerated, just simply whisk it up to the desired consistency, and make it thinner with a little water or orange juice if needed.
We use unsweetened lightly salted peanut butter with no added oils.
- Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
- Calories: 124
- Sugar: 5.6 g
- Sodium: 166.6 mg
- Fat: 10.3 g
- Saturated Fat: 1.7 g
- Carbohydrates: 7.8 g
- Fiber: 0.4 g
- Protein: 1.7 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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