Thai Dipping Sauce for Spring Rolls (Nam Jim Po Piah)


I always have this sauce in my fridge - it is the classic dipping sauce for Thai spring rolls (po piah), but it tastes great with any fried appetizer. It will last for a few weeks in the fridge.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
12 servings


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 bird's eye chile, minced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Combine sugar, water, vinegar, salt, garlic, and chile in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

65 Calories
17g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 65
% Daily Value *
Sodium 388mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 17g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 3mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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