Pineapple with Peanut Sauce

November 7, 2022  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Pineapple with Peanut Sauce

Pineapple with Peanut Sauce is a tantalizing and spicy dip that adds a burst of flavor to vegetables, chips, or meats. The combination of pineapple, kumquat juice, and roasted peanuts creates a unique and delightful taste experience. This versatile sauce is perfect for dipping and can elevate the enjoyment of various dishes.

To prepare this delectable Pineapple with Peanut Sauce, gather the following ingredients: 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, minced green onion, chopped fresh or canned pineapple, water, kumquat juice (or lime juice), sugar (or palm sugar), salt, unsalted roasted peanuts, and Sambal Oelek pepper paste (optional for added spice). Begin by heating a small saucepan, adding oil and green onion, and then incorporating pineapple, water, kumquat juice, sugar, and salt. Allow the sauce to simmer until it bubbles, then remove it from heat and set it aside to cool.

The final step involves blending the roasted peanuts, pepper paste, and the prepared pineapple sauce in a blender until the mixture is smooth. This results in a creamy and flavorful Pineapple with Peanut Sauce ready to be enjoyed. Whether as a dipping sauce for vegetables or a condiment for meats, this zesty creation is sure to enhance the overall dining experience, offering a perfect balance of sweetness, spiciness, and nuttiness.


1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
1 stalk of green onion, minced
1 cup of chopped fresh pineapple or canned pineapple
1/2 cup of water
1 tablespoon of kumquat juice (approx 2 kumquats) or lime juice
2 tablespoons of sugar or palm sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of unsalted roasted peanut
1 teaspoon of Sambal Oelek pepper paste or to your taste (option)

Directions to make Pineapple with Peanut Sauce

  1. Heat up a small sauce-pan.
  2. When sauce-pan is hot, add oil and green onion, stirs, add pineapple, water, kumquat juice, sugar, and salt, stirs and simmering till sauce bubbling, removed sauce from heat and set a side to cool.
  3. In a blender, put peanut, pepper paste and prepared pineapple sauce together, blended well before serve.

Enjoy it

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 168

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏19g 7%
Total Fat ‏10g 13%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏2g 4%
Sodium ‏854mg 37%
Sugars ‏13g 26%


30 min


15 min




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