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Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce

Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce Recipe

Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce Recipe. Peanut sauce is a delicious and versatile condiment that can be used in many dishes.

While it’s easy to buy peanut sauce at the store, it’s even easier to make your own at home.

This sauce is not only healthy and low in points, but it’s also quick and easy to make. Simply combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

You can use it on salads, in wraps, or as a dipping sauce for chicken or vegetables. It’s also great as a spread on sandwiches or wraps.

To make this sauce, you will need creamy peanut butter, sugar, garlic, water, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and cilantro.


Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce in a white ramikin on a dark slate surface.

What is Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce is a popular condiment in many parts of the world. It is made from peanuts, oil, and a variety of other ingredients, depending on the region.

In Southeast Asia, peanut sauce is often used as a dipping sauce for fresh vegetables or grilled meat.

In Indonesia, it is a common ingredient in satay, a dish of skewered and grilled meat.

In Thailand, peanut sauce is often served with noodle dishes such as pad thai.

Peanut sauce has a rich, nutty flavor that is both sweet and savory.

The thickness of the sauce can vary depending on the recipe, but it is typically thick enough to coat a food item.

Peanut sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for later use.

How long will homemade peanut sauce last in the refrigerator

The sauce should last up to 7 days when stored in an airtight container and kept in the refrigerator.

Note that a sauce made with Peanut Butter will last longer than a sauce made with raw peanuts.

Can you freeze homemade peanut sauce

Yes. Simply place the sauce in an airtight container and store it in the freezer for up to six months.

When you’re ready to use it, thaw the sauce overnight in the refrigerator or warm it up in a pan on the stove.

How to tell if peanut sauce has gone bad

The best way is to smell it. If the sauce smells sour or rancid, it’s time to throw it away. Also, the sauce may change color or texture as it starts to spoil.

If you notice any of these changes, it’s best to err on the side of caution and discard the sauce.


Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 2 Green Plan
2 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.


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Featured Ingredients

Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a popular food made from peanuts, or groundnuts.

Peanuts are actually not nuts at all, but rather legumes, which are plants that produce fruits or seeds in pods.

Peanut butter is usually made by grinding roasted peanuts into a smooth paste. This paste can then be used as a spread on bread, crackers, or fruit, or as an ingredient in recipes.

In addition to being a delicious and versatile food, peanut butter is also a good source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals.

Check out our recipe for Homemade Peanut Butter.

Peanut butter in a glass jar surrounded by whole peanuts, sitting on a white surface.
Peanut Butter

Soy Sauce

Soy sauce is a condiment made from soybeans, salt, and water. It is commonly used in Asian cuisine, and has a salty, savory flavor.

Soy sauce is made by fermenting soybeans, which breaks down the beans’ proteins into amino acids. This process also produces lactic acid, which gives soy sauce its characteristic tangy taste. Salt is added to the mixture to inhibit the growth of bacteria.

The fermented soybean mixture is then aged for several months to develop its flavor. Once it is ready, the soy sauce is filtered and bottled.

Soy sauce is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many different dishes. It can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce, or stir-fry seasoning.

It pairs well with both meat and vegetables, and can add depth of flavor to the dish.

When shopping for soy sauce, look for brands that are certified gluten-free if you are sensitive to gluten.

Dark soy sauce has a deeper flavor than regular soy sauce, and is often used as a finishing touch for dishes like sweet and sour pork or braised chicken. Light soy sauce has a milder flavor and is typically used in soups and sauces.

Closeup of soy sauce in a small, white dish on a wooden surface.
Soy Sauce

What to serve with

As a Dip

Shrimp

Egg Rolls

Vegetables

Tempura

Spring Rolls

Satay

As a Marinade

Chicken

Shrimp

As a sauce

Pad Thai

On noodles

Stir-fry

As a salad dressing

As a condiment for sandwiches, or lettuce wraps

Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce in a white ramikin on a dark, slate surface with whole peanuts next to it.


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Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce in a white ramikin on a dark slate surface.

Weight Watchers Peanut Sauce

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Quick Weight Watchers Homemade Peanut Sauce Recipe is a delicious and versatile condiment that can be used in many dishes. You can use it on salads, in wraps, or as a dipping sauce for chicken or vegetables. It's also great as a spread on sandwiches or wraps.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indonesian
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • In a small mixing bowl, add creamy peanut butter, garlic, and sugar. Stir to mix until smooth.
  • Add in the reduced-sodium soy sauce, water, rice wine vinegar, and fresh cilantro. Stir to combined.

Notes

Yields: 8 Servings
MyWW Points: 2 Green Plan
2 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 43kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 170mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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