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Vietnamese Pineapple Shrimp Bbq Sauce

Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlPeanut oil
3   Garlic - minced
1   Shallot - minced
1   Serrano chili - seeded and minced
6 oz 170gShrimp - cleaned, finely chopped
2 cups 292g / 10ozFresh pineapple - finely chopped
1 cup 237mlPineapple juice
3 tablespoons 45mlAsian fish sauce
1 tablespoon 15mlVietnamese chili sauce - or to taste
  OR Asian chili sauce
2 teaspoons 10mlFresh lime juice
  OR rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBlack pepper
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSugar
3 tablespoons 45mlFresh cilantro - chopped
1   Salt - if desired

Recipe Instructions

1. Heat oil in a wok or saute pan over medium heat. Add garlic, shallots and chili, and stir-fry until they just begin to brown, about 1 minute. Add shrimp, and stir-fry until opaque, 2 minutes. Stir in the pineapple and pineapple juice, and bring to a boil.

2. Stir in the fish sauce, chili sauce, lime juice, pepper, sugar and cilantro, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until sauce is thick and richly flavored, 3 minutes. If desired, add pinch of salt or dash of chili sauce. Puree sauce in a food processor. Serve at room temperature.

Yield: 2 cups.

The NY Times


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