Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nước Chấm)
Nước chấm—a salty-sour-sweet combination of fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar that's diluted with water and often seasoned with garlic and/or chile—is essential to Vietnamese cooking.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Nước chấm, an intensely flavored mixture of lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, water, garlic, and chiles, is a perfect accompaniment to our Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Goi Cuon). To ensure that every drop of the sauce is flavored with garlic and c...