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Authentic Peanut SauceRecipe Card

Authentic Peanut Sauce
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Blend the shallots, garlic, ginger, chilies, lemongrass, coriander and fennel into a spice paste
2Over medium high heat in a nonstick pan, saute the spice paste until fragrant, about 3 minutes
3Add sugar, kaffir lime leaves and tamarind juice, stirring to mix
4Pour in coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring continuously
5Toss in cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, star anise and nutmeg and stir to combine
6Add in the ground peanuts, season with salt and mix well. Simmer until the sauce thickens to the desired consistency
7Remove from heat and set aside. Once cool, fish out the aromatics and discard

Authentic Peanut Sauce
Recipe Card - ingredients

5 shallots, sliced
1½ teaspoons garlic, minced
½ teaspoon ginger, minced
5 dried chilies, deseeded and soaked in warm water
1 tablespoon lemongrass, minced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
¼ star anise
1 green cardamom
½ teaspoon coriander powder
¼ teaspoon fennel powder
¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder
5 kaffir lime leaves
2 tablespoons tamarind juice
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup roasted peanuts, coarsely ground
Salt to taste