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Recipe

Thai-Style Dipping Sauce

Scott Phillips

Yield: Yields about 1⁄2 cup.

Inspired by the Thai tradition of serving dipping sauces with meals, this salty, sweet, tart, and spicy sauce is utterly delicious. It’s also fantastic with grilled fish fillets or pork.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2-1/2 Tbs. sugar
  • 2 Tbs. fish sauce
  • 1-1/2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. minced fresh hot red or green chile, such as cayenne, Thai bird, or serrano

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size per 1 Tbs.
      Calories (kcal) : 20
      Fat Calories (kcal): 0
      Fat (g): 0
      Saturated Fat (g): 0
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Cholesterol (mg): 0
      Sodium (mg): 350
      Carbohydrates (g): 5
      Fiber (g): 0
      Protein (g): 0

Preparation

  • Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let stand at least 30 minutes before serving to let the flavors develop and blend.

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  • m2violin | 06/19/2010

    Yum! Great combination of flavors!

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    mowgli | 04/02/2010

    This is very good but WAY TOO MUCH SUGAR! I used 1/2 the sugar and was happy with it.

  • gremolata | 11/30/2008

    anything by john ash gets my interest..will try this tonight

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