Vietnamese Chili Garlic Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

Vietnamese Chili Garlic Sauce (Nuoc Cham)
 
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Recipe type: Dip/Sauce
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: ¼ cup sauce
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I had the incredible opportunity to join a spring roll and sauce cooking class while in Ha Long Bay Vietnam, i was delightfully taken aback by this simple, yet flavor complex sauce! It is typically made with garlic and chilies, I added dill to mine to add a sweetness and i think it is amazing! This sauce is great for dipping salad rolls, marinating fish, on rice or vermicelli noodles.
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ½ tbsp rice vinegar
  • ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • ½ tbsp fresh dill - diced
  • 1.5 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 garlic clove diced
  • 1 fresh red chili sliced thinly - wear gloves
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients together and mix well, allow sauce to sit for as long as possible prior to eating to allow the flavors to release. enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 tbsp Calories: 17 Fat: 0 Saturated fat: 0 Unsaturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 3.6g Sugar: 3.3g Sodium: 353mg Fiber: 0 Protein: .2g Cholesterol: 0

 

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