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Nuoc Cham Recipe | Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

A simple authentic recipe for Nouc Cham, the Vietnamese dressing and dipping sauce for salads, spring rolls and noodle bowls. #nouccham #dressing #sauce #vietnamesesauce #dippingsauce

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A simple authentic  Nuoc Cham Recipe – the flavorful Vietnamese dipping sauce and dressing for salads, spring rolls and noodle bowls. Vegan adaptable!

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Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup sugar (or honey, agave or other substitute)
  2. 1/4 cup warm water
  3. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  4. 1/4 cup fish sauce (or vegan fish sauce)
  5. sliced chilies to taste

Instructions

Notes

Feel free to halve the Nuoc Cham recipe. This will keep 1 week in the fridge.

If the dressing seems too strong for your taste, dilute with a couple of tablespoons of water. It is usually served on unseasoned veggies so intentionally packs a punch.

I understand that for some, this may seem like a lot of fish sauce. Keep in mind, when the fish sauce is balanced with the lime and sugar, you will hardly taste it when spooned on something fresh and crunchy.

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