Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

Sake Soy Guacamole

Time: 20 minutes. This is loosely based on a recipe from Hawaiian chef Alan Wong. Serve it with daikon sticks, radishes, or taro chips.

Sunset APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 2 ripe medium avocados, pitted
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh shiso leaves* (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl and mash with a fork (leave slightly chunky). Stir in all other ingredients except sesame seeds. Sprinkle with the seeds.

*An aromatic herb; find shiso at Asian markets.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 30
  • Calories from fat: 80%
  • Protein: 0.4g
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.4g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Sodium: 66mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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