We have many different dietary needs/wants in our house. T1.5D, pescetarian, and two picky teens. Because of this I am very familiar with making subtle changes to recipes to satisfy everyone’s needs.

Whether you are vegan/vegetarian or simply don’t like fish, you may pass over a terrific dish because it contains fish sauce. This sauce is a lovely substitution and offers the bold flavours a traditional fish sauce offers.

This recipe yields 1 cup of sauce but nutritional values are based on 1/4 cup.

Vegan Fish Sauce Recipe

By kimmy Published: February 16, 2015

  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Prep: 5 mins

Calories: 15 | Fat: .2g | Protein: 2.4g | Carbs: 1.6g | Fibre: 0.2g | WW Points: 0



  1. Combine seaweed, garlic, peppercorns and water in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer about 20 minutes. Strain and return the liquid back to the pot.
  2. Add soy sauce, bring back to a boil and cook until mixture is reduced. Mixture will taste salty.
  3. Pour mixture into a bottle and keep in the refrigerator. Use one-for-one to replace fish sauce in vegan recipes.