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Sweet and Sour Peanut Sauce

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This is the perfect sauce to serve with the Thai dumplings Joe and Marlene make in SCRUMPTIOUS!

1 cup rice wine vinegar

1 cup sugar

2 Tablespoons soy sauce

Sriracha or hot chili sauce, to taste

1 Tablespoon chopped garlic

1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional)

¼ cup chopped peanuts

SCRUMPTIOUSHeat the vinegar and sugar in a saucepan until the sugar dissolves. Add soy sauce. simmer for 3 minutes over moderately high heat, until the sauce thickens just a bit. Remove from heat. Add chili-garlic sauce, fish sauce and garlic. Stir. Cool. Add chopped peanuts before serving.

To make sauce for Vietnamese Rice Noodles: Use the above recipe and add the juice of one lime.

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