Asian sizzling, bitter, salty, candy dressing recipe | EUROtoday

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You could make this with out oil if you happen to desire; simply double the remainder of the substances and add water to style. Add Thai basil, torn mint or coriander simply earlier than you costume the salad. It’s good with uncooked greens – daikon, batons of carrot, tomatoes – and with a salad of duck breast or griddled squid.


Prep time: 5 minutes




  • 1½ tbsp caster sugar (you might want extra)
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1½ tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 small garlic clove, grated to a purée
  • ½ tsp grated ginger root
  • 1 pink chilli, deseeded and really finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp groundnut oil


  1. Using a fork, whisk the caster sugar with the lime juice to assist the sugar dissolve.
  2. Add the fish sauce, garlic, ginger and chilli, then whisk within the oil. Taste the dressing for sweet-salty stability, and add extra lime or a pinch of sugar if wanted.