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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham) Recipe

Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham) Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2–3 bird’s-eye chilies, minced
    • 4 tablespoons lime juice
    • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 50 g (1/4 cup) sugar
    • 4 tablespoons water
    • 50 g (1/2 cup) grated or thinly shredded carrot

Method :

Grind the garlic and chilies to a smooth paste in a mortar or blender, adding a little water if necessary to keep the mixture turning. Stir in the lime juice, fish sauce, sugar and water. Mix well. Transfer to a serving bowl or saucers. Garnish with the grated or thinly shredded carrot.