Healthy Food Database

Fish Sauce
Fish sauce is an extensively used ingredient in traditional Thai cooking, known as Nam Bplah in Thailand which literally means "fish water". Fish sauce is produced by extracting the juices from fresh fish after they are salted and left to ferment.
Category: Condiment
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Natural fish sauce may be harder to find than many varieties available on the shelves, which may be diluted and flavoured with caramel, sugar, MSG and artificial flavours. Good quality fish sauce should be clear and reddish brown in colour. Note: Natural fish sauce may have little or no glutamate, and lower levels of amines and salicylates.
To Store:
Once bottle is opened, store in the refrigerator.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 1 Tablespoon:

Energy (kJ):
Protein (g):
Saturated Fat, g :
Very High
Carbohydrates, g:
Fat (g):
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Very high

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Find recipes with Fish Sauce

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

Facebook Twitter RSS