Nuoc Cham

READY IN: 15mins
Top Review by JustJanS

A perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy (in my opinion) and so very simple to make. I used about a half a small carrot and thought that looked more than enough shreds. I'm going to be using this tonight as a dipping sauce for a duck I'm cooking right now.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. This was developed for people who did not like the taste of fish Sauce.
  2. Combine Garlic, shallot, Chile and Sugar in mortar and pestle and pound to a paste.
  3. Stir in fish Sauce, lime juice, vinegar and Water.
  4. When Sugar is completely dissolved, stir in carrot.
  5. Or you can combine all ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid and shake until blended.

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