Sweet and Sour Fish Sauce


Notes: Use this versatile sauce to dress the chicken salad and to season the grilled pork noodles. Make the sauce up to 1 week ahead, storing airtight in refrigerator.


Makes about 2 cups

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Nutritional Information

Calories 28
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Protein 0.6 g
Fat 0.4 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 5.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 151 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/2 cup Asian fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla)
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Asian red chili paste or hot sauce


Stir fish sauce with sugar, lime juice, garlic, chili paste, and 1 cup water until sugar dissolves.