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5 Minute Keto Peanut Sauce

Ready in minutes for your peanuty pleasure, this Keto Peanut Sauce is sugar free and pretty dang delicious!

Bowl of keto peanut sauce, garnished with extra red pepper flakes.

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Peanut Sauce!! YASSSSS!!! If you are like me, living life peanut sauce free is one of the worst things to have to deal with. Like, ever. Right up there with losing your job or contracting the measles…

No? Just me? Well, because of my peanut sauce passion, I was able to create this epic Keto Peanut Sauce! So… You’re welcome. I hope you love this 5 Minute Keto Peanut Sauce as much as my family and I do!

Why it works

  1. This beauty is not one of those ‘peanut sauces’ that tastes more like vinegar than peanuts. No, no. This Keto Peanut Sauce is bursting with peanut flavour and has the perfect balance of salty, sweet and spicy.
  2. With only 5 minutes to make it, you’ll be in peanut sauce heaven in no time!
  3. Legit, this Keto Peanut Sauce made me weak in the knees the very first time I put it together and tasted it’s perfection. Don’t tell anyone, but I still do the Napoleon Dynamite YESSSS every single time I make it.
Single keto chicken lettuce wrap on a small plate with the platter of wraps behind.
Keto Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

Scroll down to the recipe card for ingredient measurements.

  • organic peanut butter with no additives
  • soy sauce
  • water
  • honey substitute
  • rice wine vinegar
  • sesame oil
  • crushed red pepper flakes
  • ginger
  • garlic

Organic Peanut Butter – It is super important to buy peanut butter that is organic and has no additives. Non organic peanut butter, even some ‘natural’ peanut butters are loaded with additives like sugar and chemicals, never mind made with peanuts that can be very harmful. Read more about it from BodyUnburdened.

Soy Sauce – Strict Keto can replace the soy sauce with coconut aminos.

Honey Substitute – I like Nature’s Hollow Honey Substitute which is a honey flavoured sugar free syrup that has been sweetened with xylitol. I also use this magical ingredient in recipes like this Keto Honey Mustard and Low Carb Nut Bars. Can’t find it? You can replace it with 3-4 TBSP powdered sweetener, though this sauce will definitely be lacking that honey flavour. I recommend using Lakanto’s Golden Monk Fruit Sweetener and grinding it in a clean coffee grinder to turn it into powder.

All the ingredients needed to make keto peanut sauce.

How to make Keto Peanut Sauce

You’ll love how easy this Keto Peanut Sauce is to create. Basically, everything is just tossed into a cup and pureed! Awesome, right?

If your immersion blender came with a cup, grab that and pour in the soy sauce, water, peanut butter, honey sub, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes.

Peel the garlic and ginger then grate both with the small side of the cheese grater or zester, then add to the cup. Puree until smooth with the immersion blender. Refrigerate for an hour so the flavour can build, if you have time, otherwise enjoy right away!

Expert Tips

  1. Make sure to use organic peanut butter with no additives. If your peanut butter has salt in it, it may be too salty. You could try adding a little less soy sauce or coconut aminos to counteract the saltiness.
  2. This can also be made in a blender or food processor. Don’t have either? Simply add the ingredients to a bowl and whisk, though it will not be as smooth.
  3. Don’t have fresh ginger or garlic? This Keto Peanut Sauce is SO much tastier with fresh ingredients, but in a pinch, the garlic can be replaced with 1/8 tsp garlic powder and the ginger can be replaced with 1/4 tsp ground ginger.
  4. This sauce is super thick, perfect for dipping. If you want more of a thin dressing, more water can be added until it has reached the desired thickness.
Dressing jar full of Keto Peanut Sauce.

How to use Keto Peanut Sauce

Now that you’ve got the goods, here are a few of my favourite ways to use this saucy goodness:

Plate of low carb peanut chicken with cauliflower rice and garnished with peanuts and chopsticks.
Low Carb Peanut Chicken

What do you like to eat with peanut sauce? Let me know in the comment section below!

Chicken salad with taco seasoned chicken thighs, enoki mushrooms, carrots, red pepper and keto peanut sauce.
Chicken Salad with Peanut Sauce

Here are some other low carb sauces you might like:

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Bowl of keto peanut sauce, garnished with extra red pepper flakes.

Keto Peanut Sauce

Take food to the next level with this quick and delicious 5 Minute Keto Peanut Sauce. It's perfect for dipping, drenching and especially finger licking!
5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 21 TBSP
Author: Aleta

Ingredients

  • ½ cup organic peanut butter with no additives
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp honey substitute
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1.5 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic

Instructions

Directions

  • Add the peanut butter, soy sauce, water, honey substitute, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes to the cup of an immersion blender.
  • Peel the ginger and garlic and grate them both with the small size of a cheese grater or zester, then add to the cup. Puree with an immersion blender until smooth. Refrigerate for an hour so the flavour can build, if you have time, otherwise enjoy right away!

Notes

Expert Tips

  1. Make sure to use organic peanut butter with no additives. If your peanut butter has salt in it, it may be too salty. You could try adding a little less soy sauce or coconut aminos to counteract the saltiness.
  2. Can’t find it a honey substitute? You can replace it with 3-4 TBSP powdered sweetener, though this sauce will definitely be lacking that honey flavour. I recommend using Lakanto’s Golden Monk Fruit Sweetener and grinding it in a clean coffee grinder to turn it into powder. Start with 3 tbsp, taste, then add more if needed.
  3. This can also be made in a blender or food processor. Don’t have either? Simply add the ingredients to a bowl and whisk, though it will not be as smooth.
  4. Don’t have fresh ginger or garlic? This Keto Peanut Sauce is SO much tastier with fresh ingredients, but in a pinch, the garlic can be replaced with 1/8 tsp garlic powder and the ginger can be replaced with 1/4 tsp ground ginger.
  5. This sauce is super thick, perfect for dipping. If you want more of a thin dressing, more water can be added until it has reached the desired thickness.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts are an estimate only! The ingredients you choose could have different nutritional values than the ingredients I have used.  
 * Net carb count excludes both fibre and sugar alcohols, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people.
Deduct fibre ( 0.8 g ) and sugar alcohols ( 2.9 g ) from the total carbs to get 2.3 g net carbs for 2 TBSP of Keto Peanut Sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 2TBSP | Calories: 80.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5.6g | Sodium: 192mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar Alcohols: 2.9g | Net Carbs: 2.3g
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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    This sauce sounds amazing. I love the flavors and that you used soy sauce and sesame oil. I must give this a try.

  2. 5 stars
    I made this recipe the other night for something different on my salads.. I was pleasantly surprised how tasty it is! Will be my go-to for salad dressing! Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. 5 stars
    Love this version of peanut sauce I will try this soon.

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