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This spicy peanut sauce will definitely blow your mind like it did mine. Think Suya spice in a paste form. No Suya spice added o. Read on and find out how ?. This is originally my aunt’s recipe with permission to share of course. I added some Chichi twist to it. This will definitely be a hit at your Christmas dinner or party. Your guests won’t know what hit them when they put any meat mixed with this addictive sauce in their mouth…. OMG. So if this is what you are interested in read on.
You know the saying about one’s reputation preceding the person, that is not too far for this spicy Peanut sauce The good and rave reviews of this sauce from family and friends increased my curiosity. She usually made this sauce for spicing up her fried gizzards I found out with all pleasure that it goes with almost anything even rice and pasta. My son who isn’t a fan of peanuts enjoyed it so much.This is one Peanut recipe you've got to try. It would literally blow your mind. Click To Tweet
Think Suya Spice in Paste form that's the best way I can describe this delicious peanut sauce Click To Tweet
Sooo… I finally got to taste it on a one of my other aunt’s 60th birthday in fact I was there live as she made it. Oh my gosh it tastes just like Suya. You know one of the key ingredients in Suya Spice is peanuts right? Hmmmm with one taste I knew I was in trouble. I was taken…. see, me and peanuts ehn. I kind of need deliverance from my love for peanuts. So sorry if you are allergic to peanuts as this would not be for you. You can check out my spicy homemade sauce here. That my friend would definitely work the magic for a non peanut fan.
This sauce is a great combo with meats and even rice.. Let’s get to the kitchen let me show you how easy this is.
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Spicy peanut sauce.
- 6- 7 Tbsp peanut butter smooth or chunky
- 3 Large red bell peppers
- 2 medium plum tomatoes
- 3 habanero peppers use 1 for a mild sauce
- 1 cup of cooking oil
- 1 medium onion. divide into two, chop one half finely and the other half for blending.
- 3 cloves garlic
- Small thumb of fresh ginger
- Salt/ bullion powder to taste
- 1/4 tsp curry powder Optional
- Wash all ingredients and cut up for blending.
- Place in the blender, blend with half cup of cooking oil till smooth ( don’t add water)
- Heat up the other half cup of oil and sauté the onions till fragrant.
- Pour in the puréed mix from the blender. Cook till sauce thickens and some oil floats on top. Most of the liquid would have been absorbed.
- Stir the peanut butter into the pot. Allow cook for about a minute with continuous stirring to prevent burning.
- Use immediately or store in the refrigerator for later
- If you intend to use fresh roasted groundnuts, you will have to use a food processor to get it into a paste form first. 3/4 cup roasted groundnuts is equivalent to 1/2 cup peanut butter or 8 Tbsp.
- Blend your tomatoes and peppers with part of the oil to reduce the amount of liquid in the mix. this will reduce cooking time too.