Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mango and Peppercorns: A Memoir of Food, an Unlikely Family, and the American Dream

By Tung Nguyen, Katherine Manning, Lyn Nguyen and Elisa Ung

Published 2021

  • About

This classic Vietnamese dipping sauce incorporates savory, tart, and sweet flavors. Tung chooses to highlight savory and tart: Her version uses far less sugar than you may find in other recipes. Nưởc chẩm is essential for Tung’s Spring Rolls (Chả Giò), Fish with Mango Sauce, Barbecued Pork with Rice Noodles (Bún