If you enjoy Asian-inspired meals without having to worry about funky ingredients, then you are going to love San-J Gluten Free Asian Cooking Sauces.
Our favorite sauce so far has been the Thai Peanut flavor.
We loved it so much that I contacted San-J and asked if they would allow me to review the product.
At the end of this post, make sure you enter to win a free bottle of San-J Thai Peanut sauce!
What We Love About San-J Thai Peanut Sauce
The main reason we love this sauce is of course the flavor. Tangy, peanuty, with just a little touch of spice, this sauce goes perfect with stir-fry.
I use it all the time to make a quick Pad Thai.
It works great as a dipping sauce for egg rolls, and you can use it as a marinade for exotic satay barbecue chicken.
Use it as a quick dressing for a green or pasta salad!
But the reason I love this sauce more than other brands is the quality of the product:
- No artificial preservatives
- No MSG
- Certified Gluten Free
The main ingredient in the sauce is San-J’s own Tamari soy sauce, which is made from 100% soybeans (no wheat). Their soy sauce is also certified gluten free and non-GMO project verified.
We are not gluten-free in our house, but I feel good about a product that is made from pure soybeans. Many soy sauces are only 60% or less soybeans, the rest is wheat.
San-J doesn’t cheapen their sauce- they do it 100% soybean style.
Where To Buy San-J Products
We find our San-J products at our local whole food store, military commissary, and Hy-Vee grocer. You can search on the San-J website for your closest retailer.
The product is most likely located in the Asian section of the store, near the soy sauces.
Make sure to try their entire line of gluten free sauces including-
- Asian BBQ
- Orange (can’t wait to try this!)
- Sweet & Tangy
They also have gluten free Asian salad dressings and rice crackers!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
You can substitute almost any common stir-fry veggies and/or meats in this dish and it will still taste great!
8 ounces uncooked Somen noodles
Baby Bok Choy 3 heads (or 1 large bok choy), chopped
Sugar Snap Peas
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 TB fresh minced ginger
2 tsp coconut oil
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup chopped green onions or scallions
1 cup mung bean sprouts
1 lime wedge
1 TB coconut milk
1/4 cup San-J Thai Peanut sauce
- Cook noodles according to package directions. (they cook fast- drain and toss in a little sesame or olive oil to keep moist)
- Meanwhile, heat wok or skillet on medium high. Add coconut oil.
- Saute garlic, ginger, and shrimp for 2 minutes or until shrimp is opaque.
- Add bok choy and snap peas, saute for 2-3 minutes until peas are tender.
- Turn heat to low, add bean sprouts and green onions.
- Squeeze the juice from the lime wedge into the mixture. Add coconut milk.
- Add San-J Thai Peanut sauce 1 TB at a time, tossing to coat.
- Serve over noodles or mix the noodles in and serve all together.
San-J was kind enough to send me 2 bottles of their wonderful sauce- one to review and one to give away!
How to Enter:
- Leave a comment telling me which San-J product you would like to try.
- Confirm your entry in the Rafflecopter widget below.
- You can earn extra entries for liking, tweeting, and following!
Disclaimer: I was provided a free bottle of this product in exchange for an honest review.
Article by Aadel Bussinger
Aadel has been married to her career Army man for 11 years and they have 2 daughters and a freshly made son. She is a homeschooling mom, volunteer, and online college student. Her hobbies include cooking, organic gardening, sewing, and crocheting. She blogs sporadically at These Temporary Tents.
Aadel has written 82 awesome articles for Natural Family Today.
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