Peanut Sauce

Chicken and Shredded-Cabbage Salad with Noodles and Peanut Sauce
Makes 2 1/2 cups

Use this flavorful peanut sauce to coat our Chicken and Shredded Cabbage Salad with Noodles for an Asian-inspired dish that satisfies.


  • 1 five-inch piece fresh ginger, minced or grated (about 3 tablespoons)

  • 2 shallots, minced (about ⅓ cup)

  • ¼ cup fish sauce

  • ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • ¾ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine ginger, shallots, fish sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice. Whisk in peanut butter; whisk in sesame oil. Serve.

Cook's Notes

This recipe makes more than you will need for the salad; serve extra sauce on the side so guests can help themselves. Unused sauce can be stored, covered, in the refrigerator up to four days.

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