Vietnamese Dipping Sauce Recipe Video


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main Ingredient, Interest Group


 Raw shrimp shell1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Fish sauce3 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Vietnamese, Nuoc Mam Nhi Grade)
 Sugar4 Tablespoon
 Rice vinegar1 Teaspoon
 Serrano chili1 , cut into thin rings

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 63 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.01 g0.01%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1013.4 mg42.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.06 g0.22%

Sugars 15.5 g

Protein 0.69 g1.4%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 0.65%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place the shrimp shells and water in a small pan. Bring to a boil, the reduce heat and simmer for approximately 5 minutes.
Strain and discard the shrimp shells and set aside to cool.
Measure 1 cup shrimp broth and place in a bowl. Add the fish sauce, sugar, vinegar and chilies and stir well.
This Vietnamese Light Dipping Sauce will keep up to 2 weeks refrigerated in an airtight container.

Editors Review

Looking for an interesting and delicious Asian sauce recipe? You have come to the right place. Watch the video to learn how to make a popular Vietnamese dipping sauce that can be served with almost every savory appetizer. It is extremely simple and tastes great.