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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 24 kcal
Author Jeanette


  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek chili paste
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice with pulp
  • 1/4 cup organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons shredded carrots for garnish


  1. Place garlic and chili paste in mortar and pound into a paste. Mix together remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir in garlic chili paste. Stir in carrot slivers.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from The Best of Vietnamese & Thai Cooking by Mai Pham

Nutrition Facts
Vietnamese Dipping Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 24
% Daily Value*
Sodium 457mg20%
Potassium 26mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 5g6%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.