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A quick and easy dish for entertaining, Tuk Meric is a deceptively simple dip made from salt, pepper, and lime juice.  In a Cambodian restaurant you will get it with everything from beef lok lak to freshly-boiled seafood.  It is traditionally mixed right at the table and made with Kampot pepper grown only in Cambodia.  This recipe calls for INDIA TREE Tellicherry.

Tuk Meric Pepper Dipping Sauce

A quick and easy dish for entertaining, Tuk Meric is a deceptively simple dip made from salt, pepper, and lime juice.  In a Cambodian restaurant you will get it with everything from beef lok lak to freshly-boiled seafood. It is traditionally mixed right at the table and made with Kampot pepper grown only in Cambodia. This recipe calls for INDIA TREE Tellicherry.

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons INDIA TREE Tellicherry Peppercorns
1 teaspoon INDIA TREE Brazilian Sea Salt
1/2 teaspoon INDIA TREE Demerara Sugar
1 pinch INDIA TREE Hot Chile Flakes
1 fresh lime, juiced (1/4 cup)
EQUIPMENT
  • Mortar and pestle or pepper grinder
  • Liquid measuring cup (1 cup)
  • Citrus juicer
  • Individual small serving bowls for dipping
This recipe uses the following INDIA TREE products:

Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Lightly toast peppercorns in a dry skillet.
  2. Crush the peppercorns with a mortar and pestle or grind in a mill on medium setting.
  3. Combine crushed/ground pepper with the remaining ingredients in a measuring cup and stir until sugar and salt have dissolved.
  4. Pour sauce into individual small dipping bowls. Serve with strips of grilled beef, chicken or shrimp.