Thai salad dressing

If you’re a fan of the fresh, vibrant flavours of Thai food like me you’ll love this dressing.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Dairy Free, Gluten Free


  • 1 kaffir lime leaf midrib removed, very finely chopped
  • ½ red chilli finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger finely grated
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce*
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce*
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


  • Mix all ingredients until combined.
  • Serving suggestion: Toss with Thai beef salad with roast pumpkin, kaffir lime and peanuts.


It has the ability to truly enliven any dish. I use it so much, I pretty much always have a jar of this dressing ready to go in my fridge. One of my favourite ways to use it is in my Thai Beef Salad with Roast Pumpkin, Kaffir Lime and Peanuts.