Peanut and Spicy Orange Sauces

Chuck Hughes' recipes for 2 tasty, tangy Asian-style dipping sauces - peanut and spicy orange.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 26 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: enough for 50 dumplings
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Ingredients

Peanut Sauce: 

1/2 cup veal stock

1/4 cup smooth peanut butter

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

Salt and pepper

Spicy Orange Sauce:

1/4 cup mirin

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 teaspoon fish sauce

1/2 teaspoon chile flakes

1/2 teaspoon Sriracha

Zest of 1 orange

Juice of 2 oranges

1 tablespoon grated ginger

1 tablespoon honey

1 small clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon cornstarch diluted in a little water

Directions

  1. For the peanut sauce: In a small saucepan over medium heat, mix all the ingredients. Stir and cook until reduced to a creamy sauce, about 5 minutes. Set aside. 
  2. For the spicy orange sauce: In a small saucepan, whisk all the ingredients and bring to a boil. Let simmer until it thickens, about 1 minute. Set aside. 
  3. For serving: Serve with dumplings, egg rolls or spring rolls.