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Flavorful and tangy lime dipping sauce goes well with spring rolls, egg rolls, and the like.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon jalapeno, minced


Combine lime juice, sesame oil, rice or balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger, scallions, cilantro, jalapeno, and 2 tablespoons of water in a bowl and mix well.

Use as a dipping sauce for spring rolls, egg rolls, etc.

Yield: about 1 cup

Recipe Source: The Vegetarian Compass by Karen Hubert Alliison (Little, Brown & Co)
Reprinted with permission.

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