Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

2 Fresh chile peppers, preferably Serrano
1 tablespoon Sugar
3 tablespoons Fish sauce
2 1/2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice
4 tablespoons Water

Preparation

1
This sauce truly defines Vietnamese cuisine. It goes well with deep fried, roasted and grilled foods.
2
In a mortar, pound the garlic, chile pepper and sugar into a paste. You can blend in a food processor or blender, but it's better in a mortar.Transfer mixture to a bowl and add fish sauce, lime juice and water; stir to blend. Allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes or until ready to serve. Strain mixture into dipping saucers.
3
Makes about 3/4 cup.

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Yield:

3.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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