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Nấu Ăn Việt Nam (Vietnamese Recipes)

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Buddhist Nước Lèo

Recipe from: The Classic Cuisine of Vietnam, Bach Ngo and Gloria Zimmerman, Barron's, 1979.
Servings: 1

Here's one that's very simple and good. This sauce is used in Buddhist vegetarian dishes.

1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons tương
2 tablespoon water
fresh hot red chili slices, to taste and optional
1 tablespoon roasted peanuts — I use unsalted Planter's

Mix the sugar with the tương and water. Add some slices of fresh red chili pepper, if desired, and sprinkle with roasted peanuts.

Note:
Tương is sometimes labeled "Vietnamese soy sauce" in the U.S. but it is actually quite different from "regular" soy sauce.


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