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1 minute and 3 ingredients is all you need to make the best Gyoza Dipping Sauce. Salty, tangy, and with an optional spicy kick this is the only sauce you need for your dumplings and pot stickers.
Why you will love this recipe
- It's so quick & easy to make - just mix together 3 ingredients and you're done
- It's super delicious with a great combo of flavors
- The best dipping sauce for gyoza dumplings, spring rolls, egg rolls and tempura
- Great for frying chickpeas in for a flavorful addition to salads
- Delicious splashed on stir-frys for some extra flavor
What you need to make it
- Japanese soy sauce: I recommend a standard Japanese soy sauce like Kikkoman*. You can also use a low-sodium Japanese soy sauce, or another kind entirely, but it can change the flavor.
- Rice vinegar : you can use apple cider vinegar instead, but it will change the taste slightly
- Sesame oil: add more or less according to taste
- Red pepper flakes can be added, if you want a bit of a spicy kick to your sauce
How to make it
- Bring out a small bowl and pour in soy sauce
- Add rice vinegar
- Add sesame oil
- Mix - and you are done. Top with red chili flakes if you want to.
Tips & tricks
- Taste test and adjust to suit your taste buds perfectly
- Make it spicy by topping with red chili flakes
- Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container, it's good for many weeks. Add chili flakes just before serving, or it will become very spicy.
Traditionally, gyoza sauce is made from mixing half soy sauce and half vinegar, but this ratio can vary depending on how salty and acidic you like it. Common additions include chili, sesame oil, green onions, garlic and fresh ginger.
Generally, you should use rice vinegar. But if you don't have this you can often substitute apple cider vinegar.
More quick & easy sauce recipes
I love a good sauce - but it's gotta be quick! Here are some of my favorites:
- Lime Aioli
- Acili Ezme
- Gluten Free Barbecue Sauce
- 5-minute Blue Cheese Sauce
- Sour Cream Sauce with Avocado & Lime
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- ¼ cup Japanese soy sauce
- 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- red chili flakes to taste, optional
- Bring out a small bowl and add all ingredients except chili flakes. Mix, then top with chili flakes (if desired) and serve.
Equipment needed for this recipe
- Measuring cups (metric or US)*
Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.