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Fish sauce

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    Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

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

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    Nuoc Cham

    Sweet, salty, tangy, and spicy, this is the classic Vietnamese dipping sauce.

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    Quick Dipping Sauce

    Here’s a quick little dipping sauce that uses fish sauce. Try it with steamed or boiled shellfish.

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    Asian Noodle Soups

    Break away from the everyday without losing the comfort factor of noodle soups

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    Asian Dipping Sauce

    Divide this sauce among several small bowls and have each diner dip thin slices of grilled beef, pork, chicken, shrimp, fish, or tofu into the sauce. Or brush it over…

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    Thai Dipping Sauce

    This sweet-sour-salty dipping sauce is a pungent counterpart to the cool Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls. Tamarind concentrate is available in jars at Asian groceries. As a substitute, use cherry juice…

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    Thai Beef Salad

    You'll need to pound the dressing in a mortar and pestle, but the flavors you'll get are worth it. Fish sauce is strong and briny, so start with a few…

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    Thai Ingredients Blend Into an Explosion of Flavor

    Any number of Asian stir-fries begin with garlic cooked in oil. But if you add chiles, kaffir lime leaves, sugar, and fish sauce, a stir-fry takes on a delicious, unmistakably…

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    Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)

    Keep a jar of this sauce in the refrigerator; it will last for a month. You can find ground chile paste (my favorite is Rooster brand) and fish sauce at…

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