Sweet Fish Sauce

November 9, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Sweet Fish Sauce

Sweet fish sauce is the most popular Khmer dipping sauce. The most important ingredients for this recipe are lime/lemon juice and fish sauce. Make sure to use only fresh lime/lemon and best fish sauce, add or subtract among sweetness, salty or spicy to your taste. This recipe don’t use garlic, but if you prefer with garlic, add 2 cloves minced fresh garlic.


1/4 cup of hot water
1/4 cup of sugar
1/3 cup of fresh lime juice, approx 2 lime
1/3 cup of fish sauce
3 chopped hot chili pepper or to your taste (option)
1/3 cup of roasted peanut, crushed (option)

Directions  to make Sweet Fish Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, mix hot water with sugar till sugar dissolved.
  2. Add lime juice, fish sauce and hot chili pepper together, mix well and set a side to cool.
  3. Top with crushed roasted peanut before serve.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Ginger Fish Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3

Calories Per Serving: 169

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏21g 8%
Total Fat ‏8g 10%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏6g 12%
Sodium ‏2474mg 108%
Sugars ‏19g 38%


15 min


10 min




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