Nuoc Cham for Vermicelli Noodle Bowls

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Assemble a bright and colorful bowl with vermicelli rice noodles, a salty, caramelized protein, the brightest, crunchiest vegetables you have on hand, and this sauce poured over top immediately before eating; then top with crushed peanuts.

  1. Combine 4T brown sugar, 3T rice vinegar, 4T lime juice; stir to dissolve
  2. Add 4T fish sauce, 2 garlic cloves, 1 inch minced ginger, 1 medium chile, 1/2c water
  3. Let sit 15 minutes for flavors to meld

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