Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

peanut sauce
Just in case you missed the recipe for Vietnamese pancakes, here is the recipe for the sauce that is served with them.

This Peanut Sauce is the best I ever had and I bet with some chilli on it will make a beautiful "satay-like" sauce.

Give it a try! You will not regret.



Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

Serves: 4  |  Costs: $$ |  Difficulty: Easy |  Time: 10min 
Author: Kangaroo Hue Restaurant


  • 3 Tablespoons powdered roasted peanuts (use mortar and pestle)
  • 2 Tablespoons crushed toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 cloves finely diced garlic
  • 5 Red shallots finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon powdered chicken stock
  • 1 Tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1/2 bowl water
  • 1 Tablespoon oil


  1. In a bowl mix the peanut, sesame, peanut butter, back pepper and fish sauce 
  2. Heat the oil in a small sauce pan over medium heat
  3. Stir in the garlic and shallots and fry for a couple of minutes
  4. Stir in the peanut mixture
  5. Add the water 
  6. Cook for about 5 min, until tick. 

The Untamed Cook

Rachel Elich is a globetrotting, computer engineer, project manager, designer, untamed cook extraordinaire who backpacks around the world. Along the way on adventures, Rachel has adopted and incorporated international influences into all aspects of her creative work endeavours.

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