Nuoc cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce)

    Nuoc cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce)

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    About this recipe: The irresistible combination of sweet, sour, spicy and salty makes nuoc cham essential when enjoying your favourite Vietnamese dishes!

    Brandon London, England, UK

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2 bird's eye chillies, aka Thai chillies
    • 1 lime, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    • 4 tablespoons warm water
    • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 1 small carrot, cut into thin strips

    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Peel the garlic and stem the chillies. Smash together to form a paste using a mortar and pestle. Stir in the sugar and lime juice, then add the vinegar, water and fish sauce. Whisk to combine. Add the carrot, then serve.


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