This yummy Thai Shrimp with Peanut Dipping Sauce recipe takes only a few simple ingredients. Enjoy this appetizer shrimp recipe with dipping sauce alone or in stir-fry.
Thai Shrimp with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Know what else is a classic? Peanut butter is a fan favourite, I’m reminded of this as my Peanut Butter Balls recipe is going viral these days! So many are already planning their holiday cooking and baking, and who can blame them – the comfort foods are needed this time of year!
I wanted to make another recipe using peanut butter and had the tendency to go with a sweet dessert. Yet I spotted the recipe for Thai Shrimp with Peanut Dipping Sauce and knew I just had to try it.
I have a mad-passion for Thai food these days, I truly cannot get enough. Yet also I wanted to break from the usual various ways I use peanut butter, and try something savoury.
This pantry staple ingredient was going to work outside of the box!
What truly surprised me with this recipe for Thai Shrimp with Peanut Dipping Sauce, is that it takes so few ingredients, and took no time to make at all.
This appetizer recipe is fantastic, and one that should be added to your rotation this holiday season, and beyond.
Not only is the shrimp cooked in the flavourful sauce which includes peanut butter, you have the option of using the remaining as a dip for those who need more added.
I assumed this would be a recipe that adults would enjoy the most, yet my kids were drooling at the stove and rushed me through taking photos so they could dive in. I wasn’t certain whether they’d be fans, yet there was a request to make it again. Recipe score!
- 1/2 cup Kraft Smooth Peanut Butter
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 42 frozen cooked cleaned (with tails left on) medium shrimp (3/4 lb./340 g), thawed, drained
- Cook all ingredients except shrimp in saucepan on low heat 2 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
- Pour 1/4 cup peanut sauce into large skillet. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 4 min. or just until shrimp are heated through, stirring frequently.
- Serve with remaining sauce.
For a change of pace, use this easy-to-make peanut sauce to prepare your favourite stir-fry.
If you prefer a milder sauce, omit the Sriracha sauce.
Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207 Saturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 105mg Sodium: 573mg Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Protein: 14g