Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/4 cup water

  2. 1/2 cup sugar

  3. 1 garlic clove

  4. 1 small shallot

  5. 1/2 cup fish sauce

  6. 5 teaspoons fresh lime juice

  7. 2 teaspoons salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil and add the sugar, stirring to dissolve. Set aside and allow to cool.

  2. Pound the garlic and shallot into small pieces with a mortar and pestle; or grind in a food processor. Stir into sugar water, then add fish sauce, lime juice, and salt.

  3. Use with Banana Blossom Salad .

  4. Yield: about 4 servings Recipe Source: The Elephant Walk Cookbook by Nyoum Trayong Chaek (Houghton Mifflin)

  5. Reprinted with permission.


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