Dipping Sauce With Ginger (Nuoc Cham Gung)

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Vietnamese. From "The Little Saigon Cookbook". Great on salads, chicken, fish and spring rolls.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together ingredients in a small bowl until sugar dissolves.
  2. Let sit at room temperature for a few hours to allow flavors to blend then use or refrigerate.


Most Helpful

We really enjoyed this sauce with some spring rolls. I will now have this as a staple in my house. Really delicious!

~*~KissTheCook~*~ April 21, 2011

I halved the recipe with ease and served with dumplings. The sauce is refreshing and the ginger really shines through! Liked by both adults and kids and a nice change from your stand by dipping sauces.

Deantini December 11, 2010

This is different than the dipping sauces I have had in the past. It was good but the fish sauce was kind of strong in it.It may have been the brand of fish sauce. I might get a different brand and try this recipe again. It was easy to make. I let mine set overnight. Thanks for a good recipe Engrossed. Made for the Feb '08 Bevy tag game.

AuntWoofieWoof February 19, 2008

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