Spicy Thai Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by spatchcock

This is really good with spring rolls or egg rolls. The proportions in this recipe are highly individual. When I make it, I often do not add two serranos, and I also usually end up adding more sugar. This may taste funny if you just sip it, but try dipping an egg roll in it....heaven!!

Top Review by charlie_curilan

There are many variants of this sauce but most of them require galangal, lemon grass, shallots, and most importantly, coriander. These ingredients are essential in Thai cuisine, these would have given the recipe a bit more authenticity.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; let stand 10 minutes.

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