Terry's Vietnamese Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced

  • 3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons thai peppers, chopped

  • 2/3 cup lemon grass, chopped (white bulb tip only)

  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1/4 cup fish sauce

  • 1 14 ounce can lite coconut milk

  • 2 tablespoons tamarind concentrate (available in Asian and Indian markets)

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1/2 cup scallions,sliced including green tops

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 

Directions

  • In medium saucepan, heat oil on medium.

  • Saute ginger, garlic, peppers, and lemongrass about 2 minutes, add remaining ingredients except for scallion and cilantro, simmer about 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Strain thru a fine mesh sieve. Add scallions and cilantro last.

  • Enjoy!

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