- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 4 dried red chile peppers, trimmed and seeded
- 4 teaspoons <
- Pound the garlic, chiles, and sugar to a paste in a mortar. Stir in the lime juice.
- Cut away the lime pulp, chop roughly, and add to the sauce along with the fish sauce and 4 tablespoons water. Stir together and serve.