Spicy Lemongrass Sauce

Recipe - Spicy Lemongrass Sauce

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 stalk lemon grass
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons hot water
  • 1/2 lime (juiced)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons red chili flakes or red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Mix sugar and hot water in a bowl until sugar dissolves then set aside.
  2. Finely chop lemon grass, garlic and red chili flakes and place into a sauce pan over medium high heat with oil. Stir fry until they are golden brown and let it cool.
  3. After cooling, add in the sugar mixture, lime juice and mix. Taste for any adjustment needed.

Note: great for marinade, dipping sauce and salad dressing.