Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Pepper red1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Distilled white vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Fish sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Nuoc Mam Fish Sauce)
 Fresh lime juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Carrot1 Small, finely shredded, rinsed and squeezed dry
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 484 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.2 g0.3%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.16%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9301.1 mg387.5%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.8%

Sugars 108.4 g

Protein 7 g14.9%

Vitamin A 170.7% Vitamin C 68.5%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small dish, soak the red pepper in the vinegar for 2 minutes.

MAKING
2) Use a small bowl, to add fish sauce, lime juice, carrot, garlic and sugar and combine thoroughly.
3) Stir in 1 1/2 cups warm water and the hot pepper-vinegar mixture.
4) Stir constantly until the sugar dissolves.

SERVING
5) Serve at room temperature.

TIPS
Store the sauce in a jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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