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Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Spicy Dipping Sauce)

Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Spicy Dipping Sauce)

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This sauce can be used for dipping veggies, meats, or egg rolls. It's also great spooned over a bowl of steaming hot pho or other rice noodle soup. For me this sauce IS the flavor of Vietnamese cooking. Enjoy! This can be stored in the fridge for up to two weeks.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 36 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 441 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir water, chile peppers, garlic, fish sauce, rice vinegar, and sugar together in a saucepan over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves into the liquid; remove from heat and set aside to cool completely, about 1 hour.
  2. Stir lemon juice into the cooled liquid.
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Ms. Michael O
3
7/7/2013

Absolutely delicious! A versatile, ubber yummy sauce! So good I'd eat it off a dirty flip-flop on a dare.