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Tofu with Peanut Sauce
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5 from 7 votes

Easy Peanut Sauce

A delicious Asian-style peanut sauce, perfect with tofu, chicken, noodles, or as a dipping sauce! Simple with only five ingredients!
Total Time5 mins
Course: Other
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Danielle Howard


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • Prepare the sauce by measuring out the sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, and peanut butter into a microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwafe for about 30 seconds, stir well with a fork, then microwave for 30 seconds more. By this point it should start coming together well.
  • Add in the red pepper flakes and mix together well.
  • Serve with your favorite protein, noodles, or as a dipping sauce.