Fish sauce vinaigrette is like the ketchup and mustard of a lot of Asian households. It goes with almost everything like hot sauce but brings any bland dish to life. If you’re broke all you need is a bowl of rice, some cheap meat, fish sauce vinaigrette and you’ll have yourself a gourmet Yoshinoya dinner.
1/2 cup fish sauce
1/4 cup water
2 table spoons rice wine vinegar
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup sugar (or less)
1 garlic clove (minced)
2 red bird’s-eye chilies, thinly sliced
Combine all ingredients in a jar, this vinaigrette will keep up for a month in your refrigerator.