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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

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Yields 2-1/4 cups.

  • To learn more, read:
    A Fresh Asian Salad
  • by from Fine Cooking
    Issue 79

The sauce keeps for two weeks in the refrigerator. Serve it with Vietnamese Noodle Salad.

  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 hot red chile, such as serrano, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup red-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

Stir all the ingredients in a medium bowl.

nutrition information (per serving):
Size : per 1/4 cup servings, Calories (kcal): 50, Fat (kcal): 0, Fat Calories (g): 0, Saturated Fat (g): 0, Protein (g): 1, Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0, Carbohydrates (mg): 13, Polyunsaturated Fat (mg): 0, Sodium (g): 1240, Cholesterol (g): 0, Fiber (g): 0,

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