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All-Purpose Asian Sauce

Best with shellfish, but this sauce is so addictive you may find yourself using it with everything, even as a salad dressing. Will keep in the refrigerator for a month.

Is it a pour-over sauce? Dressing? Marinade? Yes.
Authored by: Ludwig van Food
Estimated Cost: $7
Difficulty: Easy
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Rubs, Sauces and Condiments
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 45

Equipment and Supplies


  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 scallions, sliced thinly
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha, or more, to taste


  • Heat coconut water for 15 seconds in a microwave.
    1 cup coconut water
  • Stir in turbinado until dissolved.
    2 tablespoons turbinado
  • Combine all ingredients in a non-reactive bowl and whisk.
    2 tablespoons fish sauce, Juice of 1 lime, 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, 2 scallions, 2 cloves garlic, 2 teaspoons sriracha

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