Nuoc Mam (Fish Sauce)

Ready in 5 minutes

This sauce is used in a lot of vietnamese cuisine. Use a high quality fish saucetry to avoid plastic bottles that smell rancid. The fish sauce should smell fishy and salty, but not rotten.

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Ingredients

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Equal parts water; lime juice/vinegar, fish sauce.
Sugar; to tastes
garlic or garlic chili paste; Freshly minced
1/2 c Water
1/2 cup Freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 cup Fish Sauce
1/3 c Sugar
2 cloves garlic; minced
2 teaspoons OR garlic chili paste

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

In a medium bowl, combine sugar and liquids. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add garlic or chili paste. Taste and add more as needed of any ingredient.

You can also add grated carrot or jicama to the finished nuoc mam.

Eat with spring rolls, or vietnamese noodle bowls. Also a nice dressing for salads.

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