Asian Pesto

Ingredients

1 cup Oil
2 smalls Green chile peppers, seeded
1 tablespoon Ginger, chopped
cup Basil leaves
cup Mint leaves
cup Cilantro leaves
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Sugar

Preparation

1
Heat oil in a small skillet until nearly smoking, then remove from the heat and add the peanuts. Allow to sit until lightly browned.
2
Remove the nuts with a slotted spoon and drain, reserving the oil.
3
Put the peanuts in a food processor or blender and blend to a rough paste. Add the chilies, ginger and garlic and continue to blend, Add the herbs and a little of the reserved oil, and continue to blend.
4
Add the salt, sugar and lemon juice, and blend until the herbs are very finely minced.
5
Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and stir in the remaining oil.
6
Serve along side warm or cold noodles, and allow each eater to spoon sauce to taste over a helping of noodles.

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Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - 6:16pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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