Tamarind Balls

TOTAL TIME: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 (7-ounce) package tamarind paste*
  • 1 tablespoon Thai-style hot sauce (recommended: Sriracha)
  • Pinch salt
  • * Can be found at specialty Asian markets.
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      Directions

      Put 1/4 cup sugar in a shallow plate. In a bowl, combine the tamarind, hot sauce, salt, and remaining sugar. Using your hands, mix the ingredients together. Divide the tamarind mixture into bite-size portions, and shape into balls. Add the tamarind balls to the sugar, and roll to coat evenly.
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