Asian Mint Sauce

Lamb and mint sauce are a classic pairing—this zesty version keeps up with the bold flavors of a spicy Asian marinade.
By / Photography By Judy Allen | March 01, 2015


Combine all ingredients in a bowl, stirring to dissolve the sugar.

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  • 2 tablespoons grated palm or brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • ¼ cup (60ml) rice vinegar
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped (keep the seeds if you want a bit of heat)
  • 2 green onions, sliced on an angle
  • 2 cups mint leaves, torn
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