Asian Lime Dressing

Asian Lime Dressing


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About this recipe: A zesty lime dressing with a distinctive Asian flavor with hints of kaffir lime, chilli, and coriander. This is great with a cold chicken salad, with Asian greens. Change the ratios for preferential taste.


Serves: 15 

  • 2 kaffir lime leaves (1 finely chopped, 1 whole)
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup very finely chopped coriander
  • 1 small bird's eye chilli (de-seeded and finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp minced chilli
  • 1 tsp (5ml) sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar (palm sugar can also be used)
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) white wine vinegar

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:5min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Mix all ingredients in a small saucepan over heat until sugar is dissolved
  2. Bring to the boil, reducing to a simmer for 5 minutes
  3. Remove from heat, and cool
  4. Take out whole kaffir lime leaf and place in dressing bottle
  5. Pour the cooled dressing into the bottle and refrigerate
  6. Serve drizzled over an Asian green salad with cold chicken, or toss with your favorite greens

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