Spicy Lime Dipping Sauce

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Stylist: Sara Slavin

Thai chiles give Spicy Lime Dipping Sauce its punch. Serve Spicy Lime Dipping Sauce with your favorite lettuce wraps or spring rolls.


Yield: Makes 1/4 cup
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Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes


  • 2 Thai or serrano chiles, stemmed and minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice


  1. 1. Grind chiles in a mortar with 1 tsp. salt to a paste with a pestle.
  2. 2. Transfer to a small bowl and stir in remaining 1 tsp. salt, the pepper, and lime juice.
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