Steamed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce Recipe

written by Adam Guthrie

Steamed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce

Credit: Adam Guthrie

Simple food is always the best. It’s quick to prepare and perfect for you, so close to how nature intended us to eat it.

Serves: 4



  • Peanut Sauce
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp raw sugar
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • ½ lime, halved

  • 1 carrot, cut into matchstick lengths
  • ¼ cabbage, shredded
  • ¼ red capsicum, finely chopped
  • ¼ green capsicum, finely chopped
  • Handful sugar snaps, stringed
  • Handful baby spinach

  • Cooked brown rice, to serve
  1. To make sauce, add onion, garlic and chilli to saucepan. Add ¼ cup water and sauté for 2 mins. Add crushed roasted peanuts, coconut cream, sugar and tamari. Mix well and cook for 5 mins over medium heat. Finish peanut sauce with squeeze of fresh lime juice.
  2. Meanwhile, pour 1 cup water into wok and bring to boil. Place vegetables (except spinach) in wok and allow to steam.
  3. Using tongs, add steamed vegetables to peanut sauce. Add spinach leaves and mix well. Place on platter and serve with brown rice.

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Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.