This is a popular dipping sauce in Vietnam using nuoc mam (fish sauce) with lime juice and a hint of spice from bird’s eye chilies. It can be used in salads, noodles, spring rolls, and other fried dishes. Mixture of sweet, spicy, salty, and sour flavors in one.
4 tablespoons fish sauce (nuoc mam)
4 tablespoons lime juice
Pinch of sugar
1 teaspoon bird’s eye chili, chopped
* In a small bowl combine fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and bird’s eye chilies. Mix and blend well. Serve with your favorite finger foods.