Taste-Off: The best supermarket Thai peanut sauce – and the awful ones
The Mercury News
Peanut sauce is culinary magic, a blending of ordinary elements that becomes not just another condiment, but a unique sauce that can turn even the most tasteless bite into a delicious mouthful. It’s salty, sweet, acidic and bold — a sauce like no other.
House of Tsang® Bangkok Peanut Sauce
Big peanut flavor, a punch of garlic and enough heat to numb the lips earns this extra-thick sauce top marks. It’s a perfect marriage of salt-acid-heat and sweet. 80 calories, 5 g fat, 560 mg sodium, 6 g sugar, 1 g protein. $4.49 for 11.5 ounces at Safeway. (4 stars)