Basting Sauce

For Steak Skewers

Yield: 8 servings
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  • 1/2 cup(s) canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoon(s) fish sauce nuoc nam or nam pla
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice
  • 2 whole(s) garlic cloves crushed


  1. Mince any reserved leftover fat. Transfer to a small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until fat is heated through, about 3 minutes( fat will not melt completely ).
  2. Add all ingredients and cook until just heated through; keep warm.
  3. Build a medium fire in a charcoal grill, or heat a gas grill to medium-high. Grill skewers, brushing with basting sauce and turning every 2 minutes, for 10 minutes. Stop basting and cook turning every 2 minutes, until browned around edges and cooked through, about 6 minutes more. Serve with scallion dipping sauce on the side.
July 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by shr99lr and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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