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Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients
  Pepper red 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Distilled white vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Fish sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Nuoc Mam Fish Sauce)
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Small, finely shredded, rinsed and squeezed dry
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small dish, soak the red pepper in the vinegar for 2 minutes.

MAKING
2) Use a small bowl, to add fish sauce, lime juice, carrot, garlic and sugar and combine thoroughly.
3) Stir in 1 1/2 cups warm water and the hot pepper-vinegar mixture.
4) Stir constantly until the sugar dissolves.

SERVING
5) Serve at room temperature.

TIPS
Store the sauce in a jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes

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