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                         Piquant Thai Dipping Sauce
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Low-Fat
                 Thai
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           Tomato sauce
    3      tablespoons   Lime juice
    2      tablespoons   Light brown sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      Chinese chili sauce
    1                    Garlic clove -- minced
    2      teaspoons     Fresh mint leaves -- coarsely
 				=09
    1      teaspoon      Lime peel -- grated or minced
    1      tablespoon    Cornstarch mixed with
    1      tablespoon    Cold water
 
 >From “Pacific Flavors” by Hugh Carpenter. (Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1990).
 
  In a small saucepan, combine tomato sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, chili
  sauce, garlic, mint and lime peel. Bring to a low boil, reduce heat to a
  simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Return sauce to a low boil and stir in
  enough of the cornstarch mixture to lightly thicken sauce. Strain sauce
  through a sieve placed over a small serving bowl.
 Let sauce cool at leat 10 minutes; sauce is best at room temperature.
 Serve with chilled shrimp.
 
  Nutritional analysis per serving: 33.1 calories; trace grams total fat; (0=
  grams saturated fat); 0.1 grams protein; 3.7 grams carbohydrates; 0=
  milligrams cholesterol; 98.1 milligrams sodium.
 
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