Spicy Fish Sauce

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  • Servings: Makes about 1/4 cup
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  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (see Note)
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

How to make this recipe

  1. Combine all the ingredients and stir to dissolve the sugar thoroughly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.


Fish sauce is available at Asian markets.

Contributed By Published May 1996

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