Nam phrik num
Nam phrik num (foreground)
TypeDip or chili sauce
Place of originThailand
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Created byNorthern Thai people
Main ingredientsChili peppers

Nam Phrik Num (Thai: น้ำพริกหนุ่ม, pronounced [nám pʰrík nùm]) is a kind of “Nam phrik”. It is commonly served in a small bowl or saucer placed by the main dish as a condiment or a dip, mostly for uncooked or boiled vegetables, sticky rice, or pork crackling.

Nutritional content

A serving size of 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of Nam Phrik Num has 56.61 kilocalories, calories from fat 6.21 kilocalories, 0.69 grams (0.024 ounces) fat, 3.31 grams (0.117 ounces) protein, 9.29 grams (0.328 ounces) carbohydrate, and 4.97 grams (0.175 ounces) fiber.[1] Nam Phrik Num gives low level of fat and energy, but high level of fiber. The number of phenolic compounds in Nam phrik num is 499 mg GAE/100 g and it can neutralize free radicals (DPPH antioxidant activity; IC50) 0.29 grams per liter.[1]


  1. ^ a b Nam Prik Noom (Green Pepper Chili Paste), Retrieved 13 October 2017,