Guacamole with Fish Sauce

Guacamole with Fish SauceRecipe
Photo: Randy Moore; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Cindy Barr
This super simple recipe is for when you have perfectly ripe avocados--there's no need for tomato or other complications. You just want the avocados' richness to shine against the zip of lime and cilantro, their flavor deepened with fish sauce.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/4 cup)
Total time: 5 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 163
Fat 14.7 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 9.9 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 9.3 g
Fiber 6.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 243 mg
Calcium 14 mg


2 ripe avocados, peeled and seeded
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon Thai fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


1. Place avocados in a medium bowl; mash roughly with a fork. Add lime juice, fish sauce, and salt; mash to desired consistency. Stir in cilantro.