Fish Sauce

A thin, brown liquid made from salted fish. Its bold, salty flavor is used to season foods during cooking and at the table.

Recipes

  1. Vietnamese Tofu-Noodle Lettuce Wraps

    Here we toss rice noodles with crunchy vegetables, fresh herbs, tofu and a light, sweet, tart and salty Vietnamese dressing flavored with fish sauce and wrap the mixture in lettuce leaves. For a vegetarian version, use reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari in place of the fish sauce . Pass the mixture, ...

  2. Vietnamese Tilapia with Turmeric & Dill

    Sugar, lime juice, fish sauce , and chile make a simple yet classic sauce - one that's practically requisite at any Vietnamese meal. Here it's drizzled over fish fillets.

  3. Lemony Chicken Noodle Soup with Ginger, Chile & Cilantro

    Fish sauce varies in its saltiness from brand to brand. So it's a good idea to prepare the soup with the modest amount specified in this recipe, and then at serving time, pass around the fish sauce so people can season their portions with a touch more if they wish.

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Articles

  1. Fresh and Flavorful Thai Steak Salad with Noodles

    Wed, 18 Jun 2014

    great addition if you have it on hand. I made the dressing in a small saucepan and added a dash of fish sauce to deepen it’s flavors. Fish sauce is a secret ingredient in Asian cooking that brings out the complex umami flavors and tang that you find

  2. Something’s Fishy About Chefs’ Newest Secret Ingredient

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013

    friendly. Are you ready for the new era of ... fish sauce ? As ABC News reports, fish sauce is having something of a “kale moment” in the States. While ..... or soy sauce,’ it’s ‘Let’s add a little fish sauce .’” Forgione is using the sauce, made from

  3. Cornish Hen Stew with Lemongrass and Chiles: A Winter Escape

    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

    lemongrass wouldn’t escape into the broth. Just before I ladled the stew into the guests’ bowls, I tossed in the fish sauce , toasted peppercorns and zest, then served the soup with cilantro and lime wedges so that everyone could season theirs

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Videos

  1. What is Kimchi-Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 11 Jul 2013

    in a clay pot with the same vegetables used today! Like napa cabbage, scallions, and daikon radish. Also added: fish sauce . And red chilies! (It can get spicy). A touch of ginger, garlic, and sugar. The was sealed and buried for the

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    vegetables used today! Like napa cabbage, scallions, and daikon radish. Also added: fish sauce . And red chilies! (It can get spicy). A touch of ginger, garlic, and sugar. The was sealed and buried for the winter.
  2. What is Banh Mi Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 11 Jul 2013

    layered on:pickled daikon radish and carrots, sliced fresh chilies, cilantro and seasonings like sriracha chili sauce and fish sauce . Bánh mí It's a masterpiece of flavors and textures! And that's Bánh mí.

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    carrots, sliced fresh chilies, cilantro and seasonings like sriracha chili sauce and fish sauce . Bánh mí It's a masterpiece of flavors and textures! And that's Bánh mí. 

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Pad Thai Zoodles Recipe

    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    go check out Todd and Diane’s version of Pad Thai Zoodles ! They make their sauce from scratch, with ketchup, fish sauce , vinegar, etc. The Zoodle Machine a.k.a. Spiralizer This is what I used to make the zucchini noodles: the Paderno 4-Blade Vegetable

  2. Thai Fish Green Curry with Asparagus and Peas

    Wed, 25 Jun 2014

    the curry paste which adds a spicy heat along with a ton of flavour and a can of coconut for the liquid base to which fish sauce for saltiness, sugar for sweetness and lime juice for sourness is added along with whatever meat and vegetables that

  3. Magic Mushroom Powder – Umami In A Jar!

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    According to Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo , “if fish sauce is liquid umami in a bottle, this is powdered umami in a jar, and an indispensable tool in your kitchen arsenal.” Well, let me tell you... she’s ABSOLUTELY right

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