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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients
  Raw shrimp shell 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fish sauce 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Vietnamese, Nuoc Mam Nhi Grade)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Serrano chili 1 , cut into thin rings
Directions

Place the shrimp shells and water in a small pan. Bring to a boil, the reduce heat and simmer for approximately 5 minutes.
Strain and discard the shrimp shells and set aside to cool.
Measure 1 cup shrimp broth and place in a bowl. Add the fish sauce, sugar, vinegar and chilies and stir well.
This Vietnamese Light Dipping Sauce will keep up to 2 weeks refrigerated in an airtight container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Vietnamese
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Shrimp, Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick
Servings: 
4
Looking for an interesting and delicious Asian sauce recipe? You have come to the right place. Watch the video to learn how to make a popular Vietnamese dipping sauce that can be served with almost every savory appetizer. It is extremely simple and tastes great.

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