Nuoc Mam Gung (Vietnamese Ginger Fish Sauce)
2-inch knob ginger, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tblsp Nuoc Mam (Vietnamese Fish Sauce)
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp sambal oelek, or chopped fresh chilies
Juice of 1 lime or 1/2 small lemon
Mix all ingredients, adjust according to taste.
Serve with Ga Hap (Vietnamese Steamed Chicken) or Oc Buou Luoc Xa Voi Mam Gung (Vietnamese Apple Snails Boiled with Lemongrass and Served with Ginger Fish Sauce)
My other Vietnamese dipping sauces:
Mam Nem (Vietnamese Fermented Anchovy Sauce)
Mam Ruoc (Vietnamese Fermented Shrimp Paste)
Nuoc Mam Cham (Vietnamese Fish Dipping Sauce)
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