Asian Pesto Recipe
1 cup oil
1/2 cup peanuts
2 small green chile peppers, - seeded
1 tbsp ginger, chopped
4 each garlic cloves
1 1/2 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup mint leaves
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
Heat oil in a small skillet until nearly smoking, then remove from
the heat and add the peanuts. Allow to sit until lightly browned.
Remove the nuts with a slotted spoon and drain, reserving the oil.
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.
Add the salt, sugar and lemon juice, and blend until the herbs are
very finely minced. Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and stir
in the remaining oil. 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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( includes pickled shallots, chives and spring onions)
The onion, leek and garlic range of vegetables is rich in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe might be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
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