The flavor of jaew sauce reflects the complexity of Thai cuisine, balancing salty, sweet, sour and spicy notes. Our Red Thai Chile Powder provides essential heat, while Galangal Powder and lime juice add brightness and acidity.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 5 min

Total time: 10 min

Jaew Dipping Sauce
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes about 1 cup


  1. Set small skillet over medium-low heat. Add rice to skillet, stir and shake every few seconds until grains are evenly toasted to light golden brown color. Remove skillet from heat, and let rice cool completely.

  2. Transfer rice to clean spice grinder, and grind to very fine powder. Reserve.

  3. Combine fish sauce and lime juice in bowl. Add brown sugar and whisk to dissolve. Add remaining ingredients, including reserved toasted rice powder, and whisk to blend.