Piquant Asian Sauce

August 30, 2016

About this recipe

Makes about ¾ cup |  Add a spoonful of this sauce to grilled meat, chicken, fish or vegetables. Toss with cooked sweet potatoes to make a tasty potato salad.


Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor and pulse until combined.

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  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1½-in knob fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • ¼ cup Thai basil (or substitute regular basil)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
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