Asian lime salad dressing

Asian lime salad dressing


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


Serves: 15 

  • 2 kaffir lime leaves (1 finely chopped, 1 whole)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4 tablespoons minced fresh coriander
  • 1 small bird's eye chilli (de-seeded and finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon minced chilli
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated root ginger
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar (palm sugar can also be used)
  • 85ml lime juice
  • 65ml lemon juice
  • 125ml water
  • 85ml fish sauce
  • 65ml white wine vinegar

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Mix all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil, reducing to a simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool.
  2. Take out whole kaffir lime leaf and pour cooled dressing into a jug or bottle. Refrigerate till serving.
  3. Serve drizzled over an Asian-inspired green salad with cold chicken, or toss with your favourite greens.

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