Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)

Total Time
10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
0 mins

This salty-sour concoction appears on every table in Vietnam, and is used as freely as salt and pepper. As an all-purpose condiment, it gets splashed, drizzled or sloshed over all types of dishes. You can make it ahead, and it keeps well in the fridge for several days.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the hot water and grated palm sugar (be sure to pack the grated sugar into the tablespoon so you have enough sweetening). Stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.