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Spicy Peanut Sauce

Yield: Yields enough for 2 lb. wings.

This Thai-inspired sauce adds a spicy edge to Grilled Chicken Wings.


  • 3 Tbs. smooth peanut butter, preferably natural
  • 2 Tbs, soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs. honey
  • 2 Tbs. peanut or canola oil
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. finely diced lemongrass
  • 2 tsp. Thai chile sauce (I like Sriracha)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size based on five servings
      Calories (kcal) : 137
      Fat Calories (kcal): 92
      Fat (g): 11
      Saturated Fat (g): 2
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 3
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 5
      Cholesterol (mg): 0
      Sodium (mg): 571
      Carbohydrates (g): 10
      Fiber (g): 1
      Protein (g): 3


  • Combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, oil, vinegar, lemongrass, chile sauce, half of the cilantro, and half of the mint in a mini or standard food processor. Process until smooth. The sauce should be slightly loose but still thick enough to coat the wings; if it isn’t, add 1 or 2 Tbs. of water and process again to loosen it. (The sauce thickens as it sits, so leave it in the processor and if necessary, thin it again just before using.) Reserve the remaining cilantro and mint to sprinkle on the wings after tossing.


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