Thu's Fish Sauce Version #2

from the kitchen of Chef Paul Prudhomme

Makes about 1ΒΌ cups

2 garlic cloves, smashed
1 chopped small fresh serrano or other chili pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
juice of 1 lime
1 cup water
3 tablespoons purchased Thai Fish Sauce
how to prepare

Combine all the ingredients and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, preferably 4 hours, and serve at room temperature.  Refrigerate any leftover sauce. 

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