Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Chili Sauce for Dipping)
red chilis, dried
Mince chilies and garlic finely and place in a mortar.
Mash with the heel of a cleaver or pestle.
Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.
Add fish sauce, vinegar and lemon juice, stirring between each addition.
This makes enough for 2 to 4 people.