Nuoc Cham

Nuoc Cham


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About this recipe: This sauce can be used for dipping veggies, meats or egg rolls. It's also great spooned over a bowl of steaming hot Pho or other Rice Noodle Soup. For me this sauce IS the flavor of Vietnamese cooking. Enjoy!

charis707 California, United States


  • 6 Fresh Thai Chilies
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 4 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 7 Tablespoons Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons Lemon Juice


  1. Remove seeds from chilies then mince. Mince the garlic.
  2. In a sauce pan over medium-low heat add everything except the lemon juice. Warm slowly and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool. Once cooled, add the lemon juice.
  4. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks.

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