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fish sauce

Syllabification: fish sauce

Definition of fish sauce in English:


A Thai and Vietnamese sauce used as a flavoring or condiment, prepared from fermented anchovies and salt.
Example sentences
  • Add the red pepper, peanuts, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and salt to taste.
  • Then add the water, potatoes, remaining soy sauce and fish sauce.
  • The most commonly sold commodities are foodstuffs and household items such as salt, sugar, fish sauce, soaps, clothing, fabric, tableware, and cooking implements.

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