How to Make Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

Sweet, sour, and salty with a spicy kick, this tasty Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham) livens up any dish it is added to.

Perfectly versatile sauce for spring rolls, salads, noodles, grilled meats and so much more!

I love, love, love this Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham) sauce! Seriously, if I can add this to anything, I will.

It’s just so good! It’s amazing that with just a few ingredients mixed together, this sauce produces such a complex yet delicious combination of flavors!

It showcases perfectly balanced flavors that all work together to create a condiment that truly enhances the taste of anything it is added to.


- Lime juice - Fish sauce - Sugar - Water

This can be made a day ahead if preferred.

Recipe Notes

Use a good quality and pure fish sauce without any additives like those made in Vietnam or Thailand.

Recipe Notes

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