Vegan Fish Sauce: A recipe for fish sauce as well

Vegan fish sauce consists of purely plant-based ingredients and tastes very aromatic. We will show you a simple vegan recipe for the Asian spicy sauce.

Fish sauce is a traditional Southeast Asian condiment made from fermented fish. Fish sauce is an important part of many traditional dishes there, especially in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. The intensely fragrant sauce gives the dishes their typical character umami gustowhich is described as meaty, tasty or spicy.

But there are also plant-based foods that have a human taste. Examples are soy sauce, shiitake mushrooms, misopasto or seaweed. On this basis, you can also mimic the taste of the spicy fish sauce with only vegetable ingredients. Because the fish sauce is very salty, it will keep in the fridge for several weeks.

Make your own vegan fish sauce: the recipe

Shiitake mushrooms add umami component to the fish sauce.
Shiitake mushrooms add umami component to the fish sauce.
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Vegan Fish Sauce

  • Preparation: about 10 minutes
  • Cooking / baking time: about 25 minutes
  • Crowd: 0.3 liters