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Guacamole with Fish Sauce

Photo: Randy Moore; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/4 cup)
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.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.