· In Indonesian cuisine, the sauce originally was meant as a sauce for satay, but it is also used in many other Indonesian dishes like Saté Babi, Saté Ayam, Gado-gado, otak-otak, ketoprak, etc
· In Chinese cooking, the sauce is often used on grilled meat. Other uses include hot pot and Dan dan noodles.
· In the Netherlands, peanut sauce has become a common Dutch side dish and is usually eaten with meat (barbecue) or French Fries. Peanut sauce is also eaten with a baguette, bread, cucumber or potatoes.
· In Singapore, peanut sauce is not only used as dipping sauce for satay. It is also eaten with rice vermicelli.
· You can stir it into pasta or noodles, use it as a salad dressing, use it as a dip for snacking on raw veggies, dip spring rolls in it or pour it over steamed veggies.
How to store peanut sauce
Keep the bottles in a dark cool cupboard for 3 months before using if you can. After opening the seal, keep sauce in the fridge and add a teaspoon to your next dish for its delectable taste.
Health benefits of peanut sauce
· Peanuts are a very good source of monounsaturated fats, the type of fat that is emphasized in the heart-healthy diet
· Peanuts are good sources of vitamin E, niacin, folate, protein and manganese. In addition, peanuts provide resveratrol, the phenolic antioxidant
· And since its mild, buttery, tangy taste enhances food so uniquely, it can easily replace fattier condiment options such as mayonnaise, butters and sugary ketchups.