Sauces

Garum Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce or Calabrian chilies, finely chopped
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon garum or fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

Grate garlic with microplane into the oil. Add chili and simmer 30 seconds, but do not allow garlic to color. Whisk in lemon juice, garum and sugar. Makes 1½ cups.

Chef-partner Erik Lowe; Maybeck’s; San Francisco