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Vietnamese Salad Dressing Or Nuoc Cham

Nước chấm is a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce that is sweet, salty, sour and spicy it usually consists of with fish sauce, sugar, chilli and garlic and some sort of acid such as rice vinegar or lime juice. 

What is fish sauce?

Fish sauce is a Vietnamese staple and is made with anchovies, mackerel, scabbard fish and salt. There are no preservatives or additives such as sugar or hydrolysed protein. Vietnamese fish sauces are clear with a deep golden colour and do not have  a very strong fishy smell.    

What Can I Use It On?

Our Vietnamese salad dressing can be used in any salad that you would like to impart some Vietnamese flavour to, try it on… 

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

How Long Can I Store It For?

Your Vietnamese Salad Dressing should keep up to a week in the fridge if you store it in a sealed glass container but do not keep in the door.

We Have Used Our Vietnamese Salad Dressing in…

Vietnamese Beef Salad – recipe on Thursday ?

*In the Tomato Herb Salad use fresh coriander/cilantro as the herb

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Nuoc Cham Chicken With Noodle Salad

Step 1

Combine sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, chilli, garlic and ginger in a large jug. Stir until sugar dissolves. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture for dressing. Transfer remaining mixture to a shallow glass or ceramic dish.

Step 2

Place chicken, skin-side down, on a chopping board. Cut down either side of bone (this ensures even cooking), being careful not to cut through skin. Add to lime mixture in dish. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes (if time permits).

Step 3

Drizzle 2 teaspoons of oil on a barbecue hotplate. Heat over medium heat. Place chicken on barbecue, skin-side down. Cook for 20 minutes, turning and basting with any remaining marinade, until browned and cooked through.

Step 4

Meanwhile, make Noodle salad: Place noodles in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 5 minutes or until tender. Using a fork, separate noodles. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Transfer to a large bowl. Using kitchen scissors, cut noodles into 5cm lengths.

Step 5

Add carrot, cucumber, mint, coriander, sprouts, reserved dressing and remaining oil. Toss gently to combine. Serve chicken with noodle salad and lime wedges.

Saigon Chicken Vermicelli Bowls With Pickled Carrots And Nuoc Cham Dressing

Transfer the vermicelli to individual bowls. Arrange the chicken, carrots, cabbage, cashews, and basil on top. Garnish with as much sambal oelek as you like and serve with the nuoc cham dressing.

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 tablespoon [2 TBL] oil until hot but not smoking. Working in batches if needed, add the chicken and cook, turning once, until lightly browned and cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board to cool slightly. Add more oil between batches if needed. Cut the chicken crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices. While the chicken cooks, prepare the garnishes and dressing.

In a small bowl, combine the carrots and 1 tablespoon [2 TBL] lime juice. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Let stand, stirring occasionally, while you prepare the rest of the meal.

Bring a medium sauce pot of water to a boil. Add the vermicelli rice noodles and cook until just tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water, then return to the pot and set aside. While the water heats and the noodles cook, prepare the rest of the meal.

In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and hoisin marinade and turn to coat. Let stand while you prepare the noodles and carrots.

In order to bring you the best organic produce , some ingredients may differ from those depicted.

20-Minute Meal

Saigon chicken vermicelli bowls with pickled carrots and nuoc cham dressing




Family-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Dairy-Free

2 Servings,

710 Calories/Serving



Bún (vermicelli rice noodles) and gà nướng (grilled chicken) team up with a third Vietnamese staple, tương đen (hoisin) for a delicious 20-minute meal.

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1 bag serves 2

(2 bags serve 4)

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Chicken options:

2 to 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 10 ounces total)

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 ounces each)

Sunbasket hoisin marinade (almond butter – coconut aminos – pumpkin – dried plums – molasses – coconut vinegar – sesame oil – kosher salt – granulated garlic)

5 ounces vermicelli rice noodles

1 organic lime

¼ pound organic shredded carrots

2 tablespoons cashews

4 or 5 sprigs organic Thai (or Italian) basil

Sunbasket nuoc cham base (fish sauce – fresh garlic – coconut sugar)

5 ounces organic shredded Savoy or other cabbage

1 tablespoon sambal oelek (optional)

Chef’s Tip

Traditionally a dipping sauce, the dressing for these bowls, known as nước chấm in Vietnamese, is tailor-made for customizing. Feel free to adjust it to your liking by adding a sprinkling of sugar for a little more sweetness, another squeeze of lime for more brightness, or a splash of your favorite fish sauce for complexity.

Grill It

Prepare a medium-hot fire in a grill. Set the chicken on the grill directly over the heat and cook, turning occasionally, until lightly charred and cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 710, Protein: 35g (70% DV), Fiber: 8g (32% DV), Total Fat: 28g (43% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 14g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 4.5g (23% DV), Cholesterol: 130mg (43% DV), Sodium: 970mg (40% DV), Carbohydrates: 84g (28% DV), Total Sugars: 13g, Added Sugars: (molasses, coconut sugar): 3g (6% DV). Contains: Fish, Tree Nuts

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Calories In Nuoc Cham Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 1

Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 67.4 Total Fat 0.1 g Saturated Fat 0.0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g Cholesterol 0.0 mg Sodium 2,435.8 mg Potassium 148.4 mg Total Carbohydrate 16.2 g Dietary Fiber 0.4 g Sugars 12.2 g Protein 1.7 g Vitamin A 18.9 % Vitamin B-12 2.3 % Vitamin B-6 7.7 % Vitamin C 17.2 % Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 0.3 % Calcium 2.3 % Copper 1.5 % Folate 4.8 % Iron 1.7 % Magnesium 13.6 % Manganese 5.4 % Niacin 3.9 % Pantothenic Acid 1.0 % Phosphorus 1.1 % Riboflavin 1.6 % Selenium 4.1 % Thiamin 1.3 % Zinc 0.8 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories in Nuoc Cham Sauce

Calories per Ingredient

Here are the foods from our food nutrition database that were used for the nutrition calculations of this recipe.

Calories per serving of Nuoc Cham Sauce

24 calories of Granulated Sugar, (1.50 tsp)

20 calories of Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar, (1 tbsp)

10 calories of Fish Sauce, (1 fl oz)

8 calories of Lime Juice, (1 fl oz)

3 calories of Carrots, raw, (0.06 cup, chopped)

2 calories of Garlic, (0.50 clove)

0 calories of Water, bottled, (100 grams)