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