Lemon and Garlic Dipping Sauce

2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic
1 small dried chili
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons fish or light soy sauce
2 tablespoons hot water
1 spring onion (green onion)

Crush, peel and mash garlic. Finely chop/grind chili. Mix ingredients except spring onion together and blend in a food processor. Sieve and add the finely chopped spring onion. Use as a dipping sauce or pour sparingly over cooked meat and vegetables before serving.