Lime Chili Sauce

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Randy Mon

Craving Asian food tonight? Try whipping up this easy lime chili sauce. Better than store-bought, this sauce transforms a bowl of noodles into a divine dinner.

Yield: Makes 3/4 cup
Recipe from Sunset

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 13
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.1g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 101mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Vietnamese or Thai fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded peeled carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thai-style chili paste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Whisk ingredients together and pour over cooked and rinsed noodles.
  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon.
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