David Nelson's Dipping Sauce for Dumplings

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

An acclaimed chef in Colorado and nationwide, this is his dipping sauce for pot stickers etc. from chef2chef

Top Review by PalatablePastime

This was just ok. The flavor of the soy sauce so overwhelmed everything else it was hard to taste anything but soy sauce. I would recommend cutting back the soy sauce by half and adding a bit more of the other ingredients, especially the vinegar. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 158.51 ml soy sauce
  • 78.07 ml chicken stock (or 1/3 bouillon cube in water)
  • 2.46 ml mirin, Chinese sweet rice cooking wine
  • 2.46 ml white vinegar
  • 1.23 ml sesame chili oil
  • 1.23 ml garlic, chopped
  • 4.92 ml sugar
  • 1 slice ginger, 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 scallions, sliced very thin


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Stir well to dissolve the sugar. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator.
  2. Serve the dipping sauce at room temperature.

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