← Back to Search Results
Vietnamese
Lime Juice Yin Yang

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Simple but elegant, this little condiment is still our favorite combo with beef of every kind, as well as a brilliant way of serving salt and pepper any time. We learned it from a man named Lam, long ago on our first trip to Vietnam.

Ingredients

  • Coarse sea salt or kosher salt
  • Very coarsely ground black pepper
  • Small wedges of lime

Directions

Place the salt and pepper in separate shallow bowls, with a spoon for each. Place the lime wedges on a small plate. Give each guest a very small condiment dish.

Demonstrate how to combine flavors by first placing a generous pile of salt on one side of your condiment dish, then a heap of pepper separately on the other side. Squeeze a little lime juice over the space in between.

Use a chopstick to gently mix the proportion of salt and pepper that you wish into the lime juice, making a black-and-white paste.


© 2000 Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Dugid
 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is not available for this recipe.

 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Discover Related Recipes

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?