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Vietnamese Dressing

July/August 1998

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Tangy lime juice and salty fish sauce combine in a tasty and versatile dressing. Try it as a dipping sauce for dumplings or spring rolls.


Vietnamese Dressing

Makes: About 1 1/3 cups

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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup lime juice, (about 3 limes)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves.

Tips & Notes

  • Ingredient note: Fish sauce (nam pla), which gives this dressing its distinctive flavor, can be found in the Asian-food section in the supermarket.

Nutrition

Per 2-tablespoon serving: 36 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 547 mg sodium; 27 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Servings
8 or more
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Lunch
Dinner

Type of Dish
Salad dressing
Ethnic/Regional
Asian
Vietnamese
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Publication
July/August 1998
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