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Salty Tamarind Dressing

This Salty Tamarind Dressing Is No Ordinary Salad Dressing. Combining Some Fragrant and Strong Flavoured Ingredients, This Asian Dressing Is Definitely One That Commands Attention.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad Dressing
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Dressing
Dietary: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Pescatarian, Vegetarian
Food Group: fish, Nuts, Sauce/Vinegar/Oils, Vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 228.63kcal
Author: Sammy Eng


  • 4 tbsp palm sugar
  • 4 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 4 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2` tbsp shrimp paste
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped


  • Soak tamarind pulp in a little warm water until soft. Then strain it in a large bowl and remove the pips.
  • In the tamarind pulp, add shrimp paste and palm sugar and whisk well until you have a thick smooth consistency.
  • Add lime juice and peanut oil to thin the dressing. Mix well.
  • Add crushed chilli to taste. If prefer more spicy, add more.


Calories: 228.63kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.51g | Protein: 6.18g | Fat: 14.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.41g | Cholesterol: 85.5mg | Sodium: 293.13mg | Potassium: 100.48mg | Fiber: 0.81g | Sugar: 17.46g | Vitamin C: 2.81mg | Calcium: 41.84mg | Iron: 0.99mg
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