Ginger Dipping Sauce

    10 minutes

    This wonderful dipping sauce is a combinaton of fish sauce, lime juice, ginger, garlic and chillies. It is great with either grilled, steamed or fried fish.

    4 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 1/4 cup (60ml) hot water
    • 1/4 cup (60g) white sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) fish sauce
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice
    • 1/3 cup minced fresh ginger root
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 red chillies, chopped

    Preparation:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Mix hot water, sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, ginger, garlic and chillies in a bowl. Serve with freshly cooked or barbecued fish.

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    4.16.16 Well, I'm giving this 5 stars because there's nothing at all I would change in this's good! The lime juice gives this sauce just the right amount of tanginess, and then a little bit of heat creeps in from the chili peppers. Although unorthodox, we used it as a dipping sauce for pork and cabbage dumplings, and it was delicious. Thanks for sharing this simple-to-make recipe.  -  16 Apr 2016  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Great sauce.I used it for chicken(clay pot style).Not 5 stars because there is always room for improvement.Would have again.  -  31 Dec 2012  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)