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Nov 1, 2007 09:25 PM

Spicy Coconut Peanut Sauce Recipe

I've made this a few times and it's quite delicious over vegetables and rice

One can light coconut milk
equal amount of water
1 cup peanut butter (or more if you'd like)
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 can canellini (or other type of bean) beans drained & mashed
curry powder (to taste)
red pepper flakes (to taste)

Heat these ingredients up. I don't really measure, I just add to taste. The beans add a wonderful earthy base note to the recipe. We enjoyed this sauce over tofu, mushrooms, zucchini, potatoes, and spinach last night.

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  1. Just wondering.............what ethnicity is this recipe, or perhaps just your own invention?

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    1. re: sarosenthall

      I'm not sure what ethnicity it is. The base of the recipe, minus the cononut milk and beans is from Mollie Katzen's Enchanted Broccoli Garden. I think of it as Thai.

    2. I love when I do coconut curries. I like to use the full fat coconut milk and use the coconut cream at the top of the can to fry the vegetables and curry before adding the rest of the coconut milk. The texture over rice is so velvety smooth, it's a red light food for me.

      1. THANKS! I just lovvvve coconut and peanut sauce, so this recipe sounds amazing to me.

        1. Also add sesame seeds to taste!