Recipe: Spicy Peanut Dip

Dips + Sauces Recipes

By: Chris Freytag, CPT

Try this spicy peanut dip as an alternative to the typical ranch dip. It’s a fresh idea for parties and BBQ’s. Plus your guests will love the Asian kick this dip offers is awesome! Peanuts and peanut butter are great sources of monounsaturated fat and other nutrients shown to promote heart health. Look for natural peanut butter since it’s free of the added sugar and oil that many popular brands contain. Make sure the label doesn’t have hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils.


Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 6-8 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 serrano chili's, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 limes, zest and juice (adjust to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric


  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender.
  2. Blend until smooth. A few flecks of green will remain.
  3. Blend until smooth. A few flecks of green will remain. Mixture will go thru stages. It can be thinned with hot water. Slowly add 1 Tbs at a time, being careful not to add too much. The dip is meant to be thick.
  4. Serve with raw veggies such as carrots, celery, peppers, jicama, pea pods or any others.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving Size: Full recipe

Calories: 209

Protein: 9 gram(s)

Fat: 16 gram(s)

Carbohydrates: 10 gram(s)

Fiber: 3 gram(s)

Sugar: 4 gram(s)

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Whats a Serving size? And are the nutritional facts bars on a serving or while amount made?

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I do not see how many servings - looks great!

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