Recipe for vietnamese nuoc cham in our easy ethnic recipes collection. The vietnamese use nuoc cham the way diners in many countries use salt. It is included on every table for every meal, either as a dip or a sauce to pour over a dish, and it is usually served in individual bowls. Drained carrot salad is often added to nuoc cham.
Preparation time: 5 to 10 minutes
Makes 1 1/2 cups
Nuoc cham will keep for up to two weeks if it is refrigerated in a tightly covered glass container.