Sunday, March 10, 2013

Vietnamese Fish Dipping Sauce

Vietnamese Fish Dipping Sauce
Nuoc cham A.K.A. Fisch Sauce

1 Cup Fish Sauce (3 Crab Brand)
1 Cup Rice Vinegar
4 TB Lime juice
1"-3" ginger root sliced thin or cut into matchsticks
1 head garlic peeled and crushed
1/4 cup sugar

Mix all ingredients together well. Store in glass Jar

Squid & Shrimp Salad 

1-2 lbs of squid cleaned and tubes cut in to rings (all bit size)
1 lb Shrimp (30 ish count)
2 large cucumbers seeded and sliced
2 large red bell peppers cored and sliced
one lg onion cut into bit size pieces
1-2 bunches of fresh cilantro (qty depends on taste and how big they are in the store.. I pick only the leaves off... if lazy chop down to second leaves)
 one stalk of lemongrass chopped in to fine pieces (or 2 TB of the squeezie tube kind)

Coat with Fisch Sauce. Hide from children since they will eat all the squid.

Cold Fresh Rolls

Rice wrappers
Mint leaves
Green Crispy Lettuce
Thinly Sliced Carrots and Purple Cabbage Shredded for Color

Great for a build your own finger foods party

Note: I am re-posting all of the Recipes that I serve to my family all the time so I dont have to dig for them

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