Ginger Lime Dipping Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Everyday Thai Cooking: Quick and Easy Family Style Recipes

By Katie Chin

Published 2013

  • About

This refreshing dip is a fantastic accompaniment to the Chiang Mai Chicken in Lettuce Cups. It’s the perfect balance of sweet, sour, and hot flavors. If you like a lot of heat, then skip the deseeding but watch your tongue!


  • ½ cup (125 ml) water
  • ½ cup (100 g


Bring sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Cool slightly. Mix ¼ cup (65 ml) of the syrup with the ginger, lime juice, vinegar, fish sauce, and chili in a small bowl. Tra