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Nuoc Cham with Shredded Carrots and Daikon

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Category: Vegetables, Thai

 Ingredients List

  • 2 sm Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 sm Fresh red chile pepper,
  • -seeded and minced
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 2 tb Fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1/4 c Rice vinegar
  • 1/4 c Nuoc mam (Vietnamese fish
  • -sauce)
  • 1 sm Carrot, shredded
  • 1 sm Daikon or turnip, peeled and
  • -shredded
  • 1 ts Sugar


1 lg Head of Boston lettuce,
-separated into individual
1 bn Scallions, cut 2" lengths
1 c Coriander leaves
1 c Mint leaves
1 c Fresh Asian or regular
-basil leaves
1 Cucumber, peeled in
-alternating strips, halved
-lengthwise and sliced
4 oz Fresh bean sprouts

Combine the garlic, chile and sugar in a mortar and
pound with a pestle to a fine paste. Add the lime
juice, vinegar, fish sauce and 1/4 cup water. Stir to
blend. (Alternately, combine all ingredients in a
food processor or blender and process for 30 seconds,
until the sugar dissolves. Toss the carrot and daikon
shreds with the sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 15
minutes to soften the vegetables. Add the Nuoc Cham to
the softened vegetables and stir.

On a large platter, decoratively arrange the vegetable
ingredients in separate groups.

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