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VIETNAMESE SALAD DRESSING IN BLACK BOWL WITH RED CHILLIES AND CUT LIME ON THE SIDE
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4 from 2 votes

Vietnamese Salad Dressing - Nuoc Cham

Our Vietnamese Salad Dressing has been inspired by Nước chấm a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Sensational tossed in salads, as a marinade or dipping sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dressing
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: nuoc cham
Difficulty: Easy
Diet: dairy free, Gluten free, nut free
Servings: 4 serves*
Calories: 55kcal

Equipment

  • Sealed glass container or glass jar

Ingredients

  • 2 tsps brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 4 tbsps fish sauce
  • 4 tbsps lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 red chilli seeds removed, finely diced
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper

Instructions

  • Trim the chilli, remove the seeds and rinse under cold running water, then dice finely.
  • Remove the papery skin from the garlic and either mince or dice finely.
  • Add all the dressing ingredients to a glass jar, season and shake well to combine.
  • Keep in a sealed glass container in your fridge for a week or so.

Notes

*Just under half a cup dressing which is enough for one salad that serves four people, and the nutritional information has been calculated this way as well.

Nutrition

Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1415mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg