Nuoc Cham

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 1
  • Ingredients

  • 2clovesgarlic, minced
  • 1/4 cupfresh lime juice
  • 1smallshallot, minced
  • 3tablespoonsvinegar
  • chili, fresh seeded minced
  • 3tablespoonswater
  • 2tablespoonssugar
  • 1carrot, finely shredded
  • 1/4 cupfish sauce
  • Directions

  • This was developed for people who did not like the taste of fish Sauce.
  • Combine Garlic, shallot, Chile and Sugar in mortar and pestle and pound to a paste.
  • Stir in fish Sauce, lime juice, vinegar and Water.
  • When Sugar is completely dissolved, stir in carrot.
  • Or you can combine all ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid and shake until blended.
  • Reviews

  • “A perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy (in my opinion) and so very simple to make. I used about a half a small carrot and thought that looked more than enough shreds. I’m going to be using this tonight as a dipping sauce for a duck I’m cooking right now.”

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