With just 5 ingredients, this is only peanut sauce you’ll ever need when dressing salads, dipping spring rolls, jazzing up satay, and more.
Lime brings bright acidity to this dressing, working to cut the richness of the peanut butter, while soy sauce adds a much-needed savory element.
You’ll need only 5 ingredients to make this Peanut Dressing-Dipping Sauce Duo!
Thin it out with water, or more lime if you can handle it, if your peanut butter’s on the less runny side.
Peanut dressing uses & recipes
Make it the star of a veggie platter–Asian or otherwise! For a thicker peanut sauce, reduce the amount of hot water you choose.
Drizzle peanut dressing over this our Rice Noodle Buddha Bowl
This fabulous Vegetarian Soba Noodle Recipe
Or, for meat-lovers: Chef John’s Beef Satay
Peanut butter and lime juice head up this easy 6-ingredient peanut dressing that doubles as a dipping sauce.
asian salad dressing
Calories: 104 kcal
- Juice of 1 lime
Add all ingredients to a Mason jar, close lid, and shake vigorously to combine. Add more water for a thinner texture if desired. Refrigerate and use within 2-4 days.
Calorie estimate assumes about 1 3/4 tablespoons sauce per serving.
The Best Peanut Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.