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by Thao Le

It is not an exaggeration to say that the delectable dipping sauce is the highlight of every Vietnamese family meal. Indeed, there are many methods to create delectable vegetarian dipping sauces, owing to the numerous species of plant-based ingredients.

Today, and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) will demonstrate how to create a delectable and simple Lemongrass Chili Soy Sauce paired with Fried Tofu in the following recipe. This recipe is being made in a basic, simple manner that will enhance the richness and flavor of our vegetarian meals.

With just soy sauce, chilies, minced lemongrass, sugar, and lime juice, you can prepare a delectable meal for the whole family! Additionally, this homemade dipping sauce will assist you in ensuring the health of your family!

Total Time
30 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 5
    tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • 1
    tablespoon of Chili Sauce
  • 1
    small wedge of Lime (squeeze)
  • 1/2
    tablespoon of Sugar
  • 1/2
    cup of Lemongrass (minced then fried)


  • Preparation Time
    20 mins
  • Cooking Time
    10 mins
  • Total Time
    30 mins

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  2. Tofu: Tofu should be diced finely and patted dry with a towel. In a nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil and add the tofu cubes. Increase the heat to medium-high. Cook for 5–6 minutes, or until the bottom is gently golden brown.
  4. Combine 5 tablespoons soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon chili sauce, lime juice, 1/2 cup minced lemongrass, and some chopped red pepper in a mixing dish and whisk well to dissolve the sauce.
  5. Pair this sauce with fried tofu, vermicelli, or steamed rice and vegetables for a more nutritional balance!


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It is really so easy to make Lemongrass Chili Soy Sauce according to this recipe presented by and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi). You will have mastered this recipe after a few repeats.

Combine well when serving Lemongrass Chili Soy Sauce paired with Fried Tofu over fresh vegetables or steamed rice for a more delectable meal!

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