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Shallot Dipping Sauce

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 1 CUP
  • BASIC-EASY
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  1. 1/4 cup Vietnamese fish sauce (nuoc mam)
  2. 1/4 cup water
  3. 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  4. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  5. 2 tablespoons sugar
  6. 4 garlic cloves, finely diced
  7. 4 serrano or Thai chiles, thinly sliced
  8. 3 small shallots, finely chopped
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and let stand for 30 minutes.