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Nam Jim – Green Chili Sauce Recipe

Nam Jim - Green Chili Sauce Recipe

Nam Jim – Green Chili Sauce Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 large green chilies, slit open, seeded and chopped
  • 3 coriander roots, scraped clean
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 5-6 bird’s-eye chilies (optional)
  • 2-3 tablespoons shaved palm sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

Method :

Grind the garlic, green chilies, coriander roots, shallots and bird’s-eye chilies, if using, in a mortar and pestle or blender. Add the palm sugar, lime juice and fish sauce, and mix well. This sauce is usually eaten with grilled seafood. Yields 3/4 cup.

Preparation time : 5 mins

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Source :
Authentic Recipes from Thailand
by Sven Krauss, Laurent Ganguillet and Vira Sanguanwong
photo by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
introduction by William Warren

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See also Thailand Cooking “Nam Cheua Gai – Thai Chicken Stock Recipe”