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Thai Peanut Salad Dressing

Thai Peanut Salad Dressing

This Thai Peanut Salad Dressing is easy to make, delicious, and versatile. You can use it as a salad dressing, dipping sauce, stir-fry sauce, satay, or drizzle over your favorite rice or noodle bowls. It's gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free and healthier than any bottled sauce you'll find in the grocery stores. Make it ahead to add spicy, nutty Asian flavor to your meals all week.
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Course: dinner, dressing, Lunch, Main Course, Salad dressings
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: thai peanut dressing, Thai peanut salad dressing, thai peanut salad dressing recipe, thai peanut sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 97kcal


  • microplane grater for the ginger and garlic
  • citrus juicer for the lime
  • small bowl
  • Whisk
  • air tight containers I like using mason jars.


  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon grated garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup creamy natural organic peanut butter softened or melted
  • 2 tablespoons melted honey
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk in the carton


  • If you need to, warm up the peanut butter and honey on the stove or microwave until both are easy to whisk. 
  • Place all of the ingredients into a medium-size mixing bowl and whisk together until blended.
  • Give the dressing a taste for salt or other seasonings.
  • Pour the salad dressing into a mason jar and store in the refrigerator for up to a week.


** This Thai Salad Dressing recipe makes a little less than2 cups of dressing. Serving size is 2 tablespoons per person.
Pour the Thai salad dressing in a mason jar or other glass container with a tight fighting lid and store in the refrigerator for up to a week. If the dressing thickens in the fridge, let it sit out for a few minutes on the counter and then give it a couple of shakes before using it. You can also use extra coconut milk or water to thin the dressing until you get the desired consistency.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 235mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g