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summer roll dipping, marinade sauces

Here are a few recipes for dipping asian summer rolls:

Peanut Sauce:

  • 2 TBL peanut butter 
  • 2 TBL soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 washed and minced green onion
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice, or 1/2 cup water (or stock) with liquid sweetener added
  • 1 TBL washed minced cilantro
  • (combine with whisk and use to marinate tofu/ stir-fry sauce , or, summer roll dipping

Chili garlic sauce:  use a food Processor
*  1/4 cup mild red chili (frozen and thawed, or fresh roasted.  You can use canned pimentos if you wish, then add as much heat as you like)
*  1/4 cup water or fruit juice (if using very sweet fruit juice, skip adding the sweetener)
*  2 TBL soy sauce or tamari
*  1 tsp minced ginger
*  1 tsp minced dried lemongrass (if you have it, if not, no problem)
*  1/2 tsp white pepper
*  2 fresh garlic cloves
*  2 TBL white or rice vinegar (cider is also fine)
*  to taste...liquid sweetener
*  to garnish...washed, minced cilantro
*  Combine all ingredients in food processor and mix thoroughly *

To make chili/garlic aioli, whisk in vegan mayonnaise, a little at a time until the sauce becomes a beautiful orange color.

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