Best Vietnamese Fish Sauce Recipe!

A lot of most fish sauce is quite salty. This recipe shows you how to make a sweeter and less salty version of fish sauce. Vietnamese fish sauce is often used as a dip for a variety of dishes.

This sauce can be poured over noodles, used for dipping egg rolls or sprinkled over fried or grilled meat and fish. The secret to this amazing fish sauce is coconut-flavored soda. This fish sauce adds a savory kick to your side dishes.


• 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
• 1 can (2 oz) of coconut-flavored soda
• 2.5 tbsp of white vinegar
• 1/4 cup of white sugar
• 1/4 cup of fish sauce
• Half a tsp of ground chili paste


This fish sauce only takes about 5 minutes to put together. Serves 4 to 5.

In a bowl, add all of the ingredients together. Mix well with a spoon until sugar is dissolved.

Ideas And Tips:

• You can keep this fish sauce in a jar and place it in the fridge until all consumed. To make it last longer, add the garlic only when you need the sauce.

• Another add on to this sauce to make it flavorful is some lime or lemon. This will neutralize the saltiness of the sauce.

• Aside from being a dip, this fish sauce is also used as a marinade for meat.

• This fish recipe is very basic. You can definitely add more herbs and seasonings to it. You can also make it more spicy by adding more chili peppers or some grated ginger.

• If you cannot find any coconut-flavored soda in your local market, you can substitute with coconut water.

Best Vietnamese Fish Sauce Recipe!
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