Spicy Thai Peanut Dressing
This exotic, spicy dressing is excellent on a fresh salad, chicken or noodles, or as a dipping sauce. It not only adds exciting flavour to your dish, but also the health benefits of monounsaturated fats.
- Prep time: 5 minutes
- Serves: Makes ½ cup (125 mL)
|2 tbsp (30 mL) peanuts, finely chopped|
|2 tsp (10 mL) ginger, finely chopped|
|1 garlic clove, minced|
|2 tbsp (30 mL) peanut butter|
|2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice|
|1 tbsp (15 mL) Chinese chili garlic sauce|
|¼ cup (60 mL) peanut oil|
Place peanuts, ginger and garlic in a bowl. Mash in peanut butter to blend, then lemon juice and hot chili garlic sauce. Whisk in peanut oil until blended.
Per serving (1 tbsp/15 mL): 97 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 4 g monounsaturated fat, 3 g polyunsaturated fat), 1 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g fibre, 1 g sugars, 67 mg sodium, 2 mg calcium.