Tamarind Balls

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/4 cups sugar

1 (7-ounce) package tamarind paste*

1 tablespoon Thai-style hot sauce (recommended: Sriracha)

Pinch salt

Directions

  1. 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.

Cook’s Note

* Can be found at specialty Asian markets.

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