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    Vietnamese Dipping Sauce--Vegan Nuoc Cham Alternative

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    5 mins

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    Chocolatl's Note:

    Adapted from Hot Sour Salty Sweet. This is not meant to replicate the flavor of Nuoc Cham, which uses fish sauce, but can be used in the same way.

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    1. 1
      Combine soy sauce and rice wine in a small bowl.
    2. 2
      Place garlic and lemongrass in a mortar and pound into a paste.
    3. 3
      Add garlic mixture to soy mixture.
    4. 4
      Stir in cinnamon and chile.
    5. 5
      Stir in oil, sugar and salt and mix well.
    6. 6
      Store refrigerated in a tightly-covered container for up to 3 days.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 18, 2012


      This is a great variation of nuoc cham. The cinnmon and the chile gave the sauce a reddish color.
      The cinnamon was differet taste for us in this kind of sauces and we liked it very much.
      We had this with Vietnamese pancakes and vegetables. Thanks a lot for posting this recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Vietnamese Dipping Sauce--Vegan Nuoc Cham Alternative

    Serving Size: 1 (41 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 57.2
    Calories from Fat 20
    Total Fat 2.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 1654.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 2.5 g
    Protein 2.9 g

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