Thai Salad Dressing or Dipping Sauce or Peanut Sauce Recipe

thai peanut salad salad dressing

Thai Salad Dressing or Thai  Peanut Sauce Or Dipping Sauce recipe makes a great dip for fresh spring roll, egg roll or for an easy Asian salad recipe. This Thai peanut butter salad dressing is so easy to make and you can find most of the ingredients in your pantry. It’s a flavorful dressing with peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, agave and without fish sauce. You can’t go wrong with this 5-minute a asian vinaigrette salad dressing recipe. I love to make my own homemade salad dressings because they are healthier and cheaper than the store-bought stuff.

Recommended products: Vitamix Blender, Peanut Butter, Apple Cider Vinegar

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Making this homemade Thai Salad Dressing doesn’t require special equipment. You can use your high-speed blender, food processor or a mixing bowl and a whisk.  This healthy salad dressing recipe is very nutritious and filling. Peanut butter is packed with protein, fiber and monounsaturated fats (good fats that are found in natural foods, such as olives and avocados). Apple cider vinegar could lower cholesterol, lower blood sugar, help you lose weight and boost energy. You can read more apple cider vinegar benefits here.

Try it and let me know how you like this Thai Vinaigrette recipe.

How to make creamy Thai Salad Dressing

thai salad dressing

Thai Salad Dressing Recipe and Ingredients:

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Thai Salad Dressing
Cuisine: Asian
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened peanut butter creamy or crunchy
  • 1/2 cup water or 3/4 cup of water if you like the dressing less thick
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce or about 1 tablespoon regular soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar OR 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar or more according to your liking
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger grated
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil you may skip this if you don't like the taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients above in a high speed blender or food processor.

  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Store in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. You can refrigerate them for a couple of days.

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24 Comments

  • Reply
    Robin Rue (@massholemommy)
    Aug 18, 2016 at 3:14 am

    That sounds like a delicious salad dressing. I am definitely going to have to try your recipe!

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    savingcmncents
    Aug 18, 2016 at 5:17 am

    This sounds so delicious! I like sesame oil so I think I’d keep it in the ingredient list. I’ll be making a batch to try out this weekend!

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    Karlaroundtheworld | Karla
    Aug 18, 2016 at 9:29 am

    I like the color, it really corresponds with how authentic Thai food! Glad that I could do the peanut butter either way.

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    Kathy
    Aug 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    I love Thai food, so I bet this sauce is great. I’ve made a peanut sauce like this before too. I’ll be trying your recipe out as well!

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    Elizabeth O.
    Aug 18, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    I’ve only dined in a few Thai restaurants and I always liked their peanut sauce! This is definitely something I’d love to try to do at home. Thanks!

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    Amanda Love
    Aug 18, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I can’t believe it’s that easy to make! Had I known this, I would have made a peanut sauces at home. Thai food is really great and it would be nice to have it for dinner without going out. Thanks for the recipe!

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    Annemarie LeBlanc
    Aug 18, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    I did not know it was that easy to make. This peanut sauce would also taste good with grilled meats. I was able to try that once and it was delicious!

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    Nikki Wayne
    Aug 18, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    oh my goodness! I’ve never tried this one and it’s really tempting at the same time!

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    Nicole Haas Etolen
    Aug 19, 2016 at 3:50 am

    I’m pretty sure that salad dressing is yummy! I love peanut butter and I’ll have to try this.

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    Nicole Herose Cochingco - Escat
    Aug 19, 2016 at 4:25 am

    I think, I would love what it taste! Because peanut butter makes me craving everytime I see it! Thai Salad Dressing looks good.

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    Cindy Ingalls
    Aug 19, 2016 at 8:13 am

    Thai food is one of my favorites, although I always order the same thing. I love this recipe and can’t wait to give my salads the Thai treatment.

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    Lisa Rios
    Aug 20, 2016 at 5:41 am

    I do always love to make salad dressings on my own as they are quiet cheaper than what you get at stores. This one looks absolutely delicious being made of peanut butter and I am going to try it out right away!

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    3CITYGIRLSNYC
    Aug 20, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    This is one of the only dressings I craved during my pregnancy! store bought ones are just not the same compared to homemade dressings. Yum!

    • Reply
      Rika
      Sep 8, 2016 at 3:16 pm

      I love making my own salad dressing too.. so much healthier and cheaper

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    Diane
    Aug 3, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Do you think that you could can this recipe ? What a great gift it would make.

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    Patty @ Spoonabilities
    Aug 18, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    One of my favorite dressings is Thai peanut dressing. This looks fabulous!

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    Lindsey
    Aug 18, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    Oh I looove Thai peanut dressing! I’ll have to give this a try.

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    Jagruti
    Aug 18, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    I have never prepared this sauce, I think now it’s time! So tempting

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    Dannii
    Aug 19, 2017 at 2:12 am

    I make something very similar and I can’t control myself around it haha. It’s a great dip for summer rolls.

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