Definition of nam pla in English:

nam pla

Syllabification: nam pla
Pronunciation: /ˌnäm ˈplä


  • Thai term for fish sauce.
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    • In Vietnam, it is called nuoc nam, in Thailand, nam pla, and in the Philippines, patis.
    • Stir in the coconut milk, lime zest or leaves, nam pla, peppercorns and half the herbs.
    • Pour in enough miso or stock to cover, shake in a good measure of tamari or soy sauce, a drop or two of nam pla and sherry, stir and cover.

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