20 Best Peanut Sauce Recipes That Pair Well With Spring Rolls

Did you ever wonder what that tasty peanut sauce does to the simplest of summer rolls? A unique combination of sweet, salty, tangy, and spicy, peanut sauce complements not only summer rolls but countless other dishes throughout Southeast Asia. Infact, without peanut sauce, satay and fresh spring rolls feel bland and boring.

While peanut sauce is often associated with Thai cuisine, the sauce is actually Indonesian in origin. Peanut sauce is also known as satay sauce in Indonesia, mainly because it’s usually served along with the popular Indonesian dish, satay (grilled meats on skewers).

Here are some of the best-ever peanut sauce recipes that pair beautifully with spring rolls.

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There is an interesting combination of flavors in these recipes, since they include both hoisin and peanut. You get the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors in these recipes! So, without a further a-do, let’s dive into them!

1. Easy Peanut Sauce Recipe for Spring Rolls 

Image and recipe by marathonsandmotivation 

Prep time: 10 min 

Servings: 8

No. of Ingredients: 6

Though Spring rolls are a delicious vegetarian dish they are a bit bland without a dipping sauce. The deliciousness of vegetable spring rolls is best enjoyed with a peanut sauce.

This easy and simple Peanut Sauce Recipe for Spring Rolls is the perfect accompaniment to the vegetable filling and rice inside the spring rolls. The tangy flavour of peanut butter and sriracha in the dipping sauce is a sure hit!  

2. Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by allwaysdelicious 

Prep time: 5 min

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 6

No. of Ingredients: 6

Vietnamese Peanut Sauce is a delicious dipping sauce that goes well with summer rolls, noodles, or even for a salad dressing.

This peanut sauce is easier than the famous Thai peanut sauce. It is made up of just 6 basic ingredients by stirring them. Yes, the best part is, no cooking required at all!

3. Spicy Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by thehiddenveggies

Prep time: 5 min

Total time: 5 min

Servings: 10 

No. of Ingredients: 10 

This Spicy Peanut Sauce is great to go with spring rolls, can be drizzled over lettuce dressing, or to pair with peanut noodles. Simply put together the required basic ingredients together and this flavourful sauce whips up in minutes! 

4. Spring Roll Bowl with Peanut Sauce 

Image and recipe by thegardengrazer 

Prep time: 20 min 

Cook time: 10 min 

Servings: 5 

No. of Ingredients: 7 

This vegan Spring Roll Bowl with Peanut Sauce is a fresh and healthy recipe packed with delicious flavour. It is super tasty, one due to the flavour of the healthy peanut sauce and second due to the deliciousness of spring rolls. The best part of this recipe is no roll up of wrappers is required. Instead, simply grab a bowl and assemble!

5. Hoisin Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by windingcreekranch 

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min

Servings: 1 cup 

No. of Ingredients: 5 

Hoisin Peanut Sauce is simple to put together. It pairs perfectly with fresh spring rolls. Made out of very basic ingredients, it renders a superb flavour to Asian dishes with its sweet tanginess.  

This delightful sauce can be used as a dipping sauce for stir fry dishes.

6. Peanut Sauce Recipe

Image and recipe by cookingwithayeh

Prep time: 5 min 

Servings: 8 

No. of Ingredients: 7 

If you’re a peanut butter lover, then this Peanut Sauce Recipe is just for you. It’s thick in texture, creamy, and just perfect to serve with Vegan Summer Rolls. It can also be added to stir-fries, noodles, chicken, and salads.

The added benefits of this recipe include, it’s vegan and can easily be converted into a gluten free version.

7. Hoisin Peanut Sauce (Tương Chấm Gỏi Cuốn)

Image and recipe by wokandkin

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min

Servings: 10 

No. of Ingredients: 9 

Hoisin Peanut Sauce is mild, creamy, savory, and sweet with the added benefit of being easy to make. It indeed uses ready-made sauces, so all that one needs to do is, mix all the sauces with slow heating just for a few minutes and the amazing dip is all ready!  

8. Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by thelittlekitchen

Prep time: 10 min 

Total time: 10 min 

No. of Ingredients: 6 

Like other Vietnamese peanut sauces, this sauce is also easy to prepare. This peanut sauce is good to go with spring rolls, noodles or on salads as a salad dressing!

Some peanut sauce recipes also use hoisin sauce. It provides just the perfect amount of sweetness to the sauce. But if you prefer less sweetness, then you can definitely omit the sugar.

9. 4-Ingredient Peanut Dipping Sauce for Spring Rolls

Image and recipe by veryveganish

Prep time: 5 min 

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 4 

No. of Ingredients: 6 

This 4-Ingredient Peanut Dipping Sauce recipe requires no cooking or heating at all. All you need is to put together the four ingredients and let them whip up entirely in just four minutes. The delicious sauce is now all ready! 

With a slightly spicy touch, this simple peanut dipping sauce goes perfectly with noodles as well as spring rolls.

10. Thai Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by copykat

Prep time: 10 min 

Total time: 10 min 

Servings: 24 

No. of Ingredients: 7 

It’s also a delicious sauce which works well for noodles and over salad dressings. You can make this spicy peanut sauce with simple ingredients. Just stir everything together and you’ll have a tasty Thai peanut sauce that is versatile and can be enjoyed in so many amazingly different ways.

11. Easy 5-Minute Vegan Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by heartfultable

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 1 cup 

No. of Ingredients: 7 

This Vegan Peanut Sauce is so perfect in all ways that you would think of replacing the space of all readymade sauces you buy with this one. Easy and quick to put together without using any preservatives, artificial flavourings, thickeners, high sugar, and other unhealthy ingredients, this sauce is sure to win everyone’s heart.

12. Thai Chicken Spring Rolls with Spicy “Peanut” Sauce

Image and recipe by perrysplate

Prep time: 45 min 

Cook time: 15 min 

Servings: 10-12 

No. of Ingredients: 31 

Thai Chicken Spring Rolls make a light, healthy tasty dinner for a summer night, but the real taste actually lies in the spicy peanut sauce that’s paired with them.  

The spices and the tasty flavours in the chicken marinade, the sauce, and the salad filling blend together to make an amazingly delicious combination. 

13. 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by minimalistbaker

Prep time: 5 min

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 4 

No. of Ingredients: 6 

As the name suggests, this creamy, savory-sweet peanut sauce is made up of 5 ingredients! 

The seasonings and hence the taste of this peanut sauce can be adjusted as desired. You can add more maple syrup for extra sweetness, lime juice for tanginess and acidity or chili garlic sauce for heat. You can also add some fresh ginger if you wish to have a fun flavour twist. 

14. Vietnamese Peanut Dipping Sauce

Image and recipe by fullofplants

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 5 min

Servings: 5 

No. of Ingredients: 6 

This Vietnamese-inspired dipping sauce is made from peanut butter, hoisin sauce, and aromatics like shallots and garlic. Being nutty, salty, and a bit sweet, it is sure to take your spring rolls to another level!

15. Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

Image and recipe by allrecipes

Prep time: 10 min 

Total time: 10 min 

Servings: 24 

No. of Ingredients: 24 

Always a favorite, this Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce is light when consumed and is also easy to prepare with a simple recipe. Here’s how you can prepare it…. 

Just whisk the peanut butter, hot sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, coconut milk, garlic, and hot water together until smooth, add more hot water as needed and the soup is all ready to serve! 

16. Rainbow Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by minimalistbaker

Prep time: 30 min 

Total time: 30 min 

Servings: 8 

No. of Ingredients: 15 

Rainbow Spring Rolls are made with fresh vegetables, herbs and a lot of protein wrapped in rice paper and served with Ginger Peanut Sauce or any other dipping sauce.

These Rainbow Spring Rolls are believed to have originated in China. They are basically a modification of Chinese egg rolls with Vietnamese flavours.

17. Shrimp Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by thehealthyepicurean

Prep time: 30 min 

Cook time: 10 min

Servings: 10 

No. of Ingredients: 9

Shrimp Spring Rolls are filled with all of the best fresh and healthy veggies: red cabbage, cucumber, carrots, radishes, fresh cilantro and red bell pepper… and also whatever else you desire! 

They look seriously amazing with those bright colours and textures wrapped up in a single roll.

18. Healthy Peanut Sauce (Vegan & Easy)

Image and recipe by nutriciously

Prep time: 5 min 

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 1 cup 

No. of Ingredients: 8 

This Asian flavored, Healthy Peanut Sauce is vegan and easy to prepare. Only 5 minutes are required to blend this sauce. In addition to its creaminess, authenticity, and nutritional value, this sauce is versatile enough to become your new favorite condiment!

19. Chicken Spring Rolls with Creamy Peanut Sauce

Image and recipe by thehealthyfoodie 

Prep time: 30 min 

Total time: 30 min 

Servings: 6 

No. of Ingredients: 19 

These Chicken Spring Rolls with Creamy Peanut Sauce are the perfect fit for spring! They are quite easy to prepare and are the perfect snack to have in the refrigerator! 

Being light, refreshing, delicious and portable, they are best suited for a whole lot of occasions; they can be taken to picnics, can be served as snacks….etc. 

20. Peanut Dipping Sauce

Image and recipe by alphafoodie 

Prep time: 5 min 

Total time: 5 min 

Servings: 10 

No. of Ingredients: 9 

The recipe of this Peanut Dipping Sauce is very simple, it is indeed as simple as blending all the ingredients till smooth. But I’ll give you a tip to add an extra amount of deliciousness; it tastes even better if you make it without a blender in an old fashioned way by using a whisk. 

These recipes would be great for salads, spring rolls, noodle dishes, etc. They are easily customizable, so you can adapt them to suit your taste buds. 

They are an enjoyable weekend project, and your kids will love helping on something like this!

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