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Peanut Sauce Pork Dip

This pork dip is basically a homemade peanut sauce recipe with pork! Think of this as an amazingly addictive pork peanut sauce dip that will always disappear first!
Thai Peanut Sauce Pork Dip

So…I took this peanut sauce recipe and made a Thai peanut sauce dip with pork. I’ve been making this for years and my family scarfs this peanut sauce recipe with pork right up. Sometimes I make it for dinner and we make lettuce wraps with it. I serve rice on the side and a smashed cucumber salad. Everyone is happy. But one great way to please all is to use this as dip. It’s new and addicting and has no cheese or dairy, which is a change from most dips I know of.

Go ahead. Look up the word dip. I’ve never realized just how many meanings there are for the word. My favorite from the Urban Dictionary goes like this: “Dip –  leave abruptly. To get the hell out of somewhere.”  In this case at least, with this recipe, it would go something like this: “Quit being a dip. If you don’t put that damn dip in front of me, I’m going to dip right out of here.”

And with good reason, because this is damn good dip. You are going to want to dip your dippers into this dip and hoard this mess of a dip where it only belongs to you and just you. This is a totally addicting dip. I kid you not. Sometimes I fool myself  and serve it with lettuce whereupon it becomes a  peanut sauce dip recipe with pork that can be used in lettuce wraps and then served for dinner. After all, dips just aren’t for dipping anymore. You know that, right?

It seems we’ve made it through chili week on the Blogosphere.  Every other blog I’ve read is doing the chili. I guess I’m with the in crowd. Of course everyone who wasn’t, seems to be doing dips. Ooo eee! I’m doing both, just to make it clear. Yes, that season of the year is upon us. The time of crock pots and chili and dips. Yeah, Some might say Super Bowl is finally here, but being the non football fanatic that I am, I scream “Football season is almost over!”.

But being the dip I am, at least when it comes to football, you ought to know that I’m not a dip, when it comes to dips. I know a good dip when I see one and this peanut sauce dip is one of them. Yes, it is a peanut sauce recipe with pork. No sour cream or cream cheese, though it does have Thai ingredients and I love Thai food. You could also say that it has Vietnamese ingredients and I love Vietnamese. I guess it’s kind of AC/DC. Just like the dip or lettuce wrap thing; what ever way floats your boat! You can serve it with rice crackers or veggies like carrots, cucumber rounds and roasted sweet potato slices. Of course, it also tastes great over rice or noodles. I made scallion Chinese flat bread which made a great dipper. Remember, versatile is this dip’s middle name!

I’m placing a bet that you are going to love this dip. I love artichoke dip and I love onion dip. But here and there it’s nice to switch things up a bit. Go ahead. Don’t be a dip. Just make this dip!

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Peanut Sauce Pork Dip

Thai Pork Dip or Don’t Be a Dip

  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-8 Servings 1x

Description

This pork dip is basically a homemade peanut sauce recipe with pork! Think of this as an amazingly addictive pork peanut sauce dip that will always disappear first!


Ingredients

Scale

1 lb ground pork or turkey or chicken
1 T minced or crushed garlic
2 T finely chopped lemon grass or lemon grass in a tube
1/2 can of coconut milk (If dip sits and becomes to thick, slowly stir in the other half)
2 T peanut butter
2 T fish sauce
2 T brown sugar
1 T Sriracha
1 T chopped cilantro

Garnish with chopped peanuts, some cilantro and some shredded coconut if you’d like.
Serve with rice crackers, dippers or in lettuce leaves.


Instructions

In a skillet cook pork or turkey until brown.

Stir in garlic and lemon grass and cook for another 2 minutes.

Stir in coconut milk, peanut butter, fish sauce, brown sugar, and Sriracha.

Cook and stir until thickened over medium high heat about 5-10 minutes. Stir in cilantro before serving.

Garnish and serve with your favorite dippers and sippers!


Other good football food:

Onion Dip
3 Ingredient Artichoke Dip
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Tomatilla Salsa
Pico De Gallo
Smoked Trout Pate
Sloppy Jose
Real Potato Salad

Recipe rating

Kyomm (Vow. Move. Live.)

Monday 10th of February 2014

sounds yummy and with all those ways to use it.. am going to have to give this a go.. thanks for sharing

Abbe Odenwalder

Monday 27th of January 2014

This is good a zillion ways! Thanks, Laura!

Abbe Odenwalder

Monday 27th of January 2014

It is Denise! Give it a go!

sprinklesandsauce

Sunday 26th of January 2014

Good looking dip! Funny urban dictionary meaning!

Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch)

Saturday 25th of January 2014

What a very interesting recipe and it sounds delicious. And being from Denver, I really appreciate the comment above me. Go Broncos, we're crazed here in Denver. Pinning this one.