A Sauce for Every Meal
Synthesis of Lime, Garlic, Nuoc Mam
Nuoc Cham is a table condiment that appears at almost all Vietnamese meals. Basically it’s a way of using the standard Nuoc Mam Fish Sauce and picking up the flavor with Chili Peppers, Lime Juice and Garlic. There are a number of different ways of making it; this recipe adapted from Bach Ngo.