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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Annette Joseph
Yield Makes 1 cup
Vietnamese Dipping Sauce is as versatile as it is good. Serve this dipping sauce with rice rolls, over salads, or with Vietnamese Barbecue Tacos.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper or Thai chile pepper, sliced and seeded

How to Make It

  1. Stir together water, fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, lime juice, garlic, and serrano pepper in a medium bowl. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.