Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

    Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

    (3)
    6saves
    5min


    2 people made this

    This is the classic Vietnamese dipping sauce called Nuoc cham, often used with spring rolls or other fried foods. It doesn't keep well, so make it fresh every day.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 2-3 tablespoons fish sauce
    • juice of 1 lime (about 3 tablespoons)
    • 1/2 water
    • 2-3 tablespoons white sugar
    • 1-2 Thai chilis, finely sliced (optional)
    • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced (optional)

    Directions
    Preparation:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Mix all the ingredients well. The sauce should taste balanced, not too sweet, sour or salty.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:
    (3)

    Reviews in English (2)

    0

    So easy, so delicious, and so authentic  -  27 Jul 2014

    by
    0

    he lime juice over powered the dish. The red chili was optional and I didn't have any on hand so I used chili flakes instead. If you cut back on the lime I think this would be delicious but as written it was just okay.  -  25 Jan 2016  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate