Chili Lime Dressing ft. September's Spice of the Month

September 27, 2018 2 Comments

Chili Lime Dressing ft. September's Spice of the Month

Thai Lime Leaves is September's SPICE OF THE MONTH

Thai Lime Leaves are probably one of the most aromatic of all herbs and a wonderful addition to many Thai and Southeast-Asian soups, curries, and stir-fries. Thai lime leaves can be purchased fresh, frozen or dried or sometimes in a paste.

We Heart Kaffir Lime Leaves | Spice of the Month | Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store

Chili Lime Dressing

A Well Seasoned Recipe - Visit us in store on 64th Avenue, in Langley, BC


  • 2 Thai lime leaves (1 finely chopped, 1 whole)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup very finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 small bird's eye chilli (de-seeded and finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon minced chilli
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sweet chilli sauce
  • ½ teaspoon each minced garlic & grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 1/3 cup fish sauce
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  1. Mix all ingredients in a small saucepan over heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil, reducing to a simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and cool. Take out whole kaffir lime leaf and place in dressing bottle. Pour the cooled dressing into the bottle and refrigerate.
  3. Serve drizzled over an Asian green salad with cold chicken, or toss with your favourite greens.

2 Responses


October 11, 2018

Thank you for the feedback and information Linda! We have updated our recipes and share the information with our team. We appreciate you commenting!


October 11, 2018

Dear Writer,
The term “kaffir” is no longer used for this type of lime tree, as kaffir was the term used for Black people in South Africa and is very offensive. The term I see being used in nurseries where I buy plants is: Thai lime tree. Thank you.

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