Nuoc cham sauce

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About this recipe: A classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Traditionally served with lemon grass beef (Bo Nuang Xa).

Maryellen

Ingredients
Serves: 6 

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed chillies
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 225ml (8 fl oz) water

Method
Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

  1. In a medium bowl combine the garlic, chillies, sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and water. Mix all together, adjusting to taste.

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Reviews (4)

MAMEJOHNSTON
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Great sauce. I especially like it because it isn't so salty like sauces that use soy sauce. When making white rice I used half water and half this sauce. Very tasty. - 24 Jul 2008

Mary Pat
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this recipe for nuaoc cham is what i've been looking for!! i get cravings for good vietnamese cooking (something i miss since moving away from home) and this recipe tastes delicious with everything: rice, vermicelli noddles, spring rolls, summer rolls, and other vietnamese dishes. try it and you will love it. i guarantee it. - 24 Jul 2008

sloanyo
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Light, fresh and easy to make. - 24 Jul 2008

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