Vietnamese Apple And Shrimp Sauce / Mam Nem

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 55


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
4 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined, then very finely chopped
2 tablespoons asain fish sauce, , or more to taste
1 teaspoon sambal ulek or other chile paste or sauce
1/2 cup applesauce, unsweetened


1. Heat the oil in a small, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant but not brown, about 15 seconds. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until opaque, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoons fish sauce, 1 teaspoon hot sauce, and the applesauce and bring to a boil, then remove from the heat. Taste for seasoning, adding fish sauce or hot sauce as necessary the sauce should be highly seasoned.

2. Transfer the sauce to a bowl and let cool to room temperature. Serve immediately, or store, tightly covered in the refrigerator, for up to 3 days. Serve at room temperature.

Makes about 3/4 cup

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 55
Calories from Fat: 25

This Vietnamese Apple And Shrimp Sauce / Mam Nem recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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