This is the traditional Thai dipping sauce used for salad rolls, spring rolls and almost everything else. Keeps indefinitely in the refrigerator.
- Combine sugar water and vinegar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.
- Reduce heat. Stir in garlic, fish sauce and chili sauce. Simmer for 2 minutes.
- Remove from heat. Cool and add lime juice and shredded carrot.