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Nov 17, 2010 07:03 AM

Day To Day Use Of 3 Crab Brand Fish Sauce

I know it's not going to spoil but I'm eager to use my brand new giant bottle of fish sauce.


What are some good, day to day uses for this elixer?

How do you incorporate it into your cooking on a daily basis?

I'm making a Vietnamese style meat loaf tomorrow and that's good for 1/3 c. but I'm looking for good simple ways to utilize it on a daily basis.

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  1. Any time you feel like reaching for salt, ask yourself if fish sauce would work instead. :)

    1. The every day Vietnamese dipping sauce, nuoc cham?

      1. Use it in place of Worcestershire sauce, works esp. well in a Caesar Salad dressing.

        Use it to marinade meat.

        Add it to chilil and stews.

        Add a dash to gravy.

        1. Use as a flavoring for chow mein noodles or fried rice; also in Asian soups for extra umami.

          1. i add fish sauce to practically everything. works well with most meat dishes, soups, sauces.... i find myself putting it into hamburgers, tomato sauces, salad dressings, different rice dishes, to fish marinades... a very useful ingredient.