Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a version of the dark dipping sauce to serve with Pot Stickers. I learned this recipe in Chinese Cooking Class that I attended while we were stationed on Okinawa in the 1970's. We called the fried, steamed dumplings Chiao Tzu. I can give you the recipe for the dumplings if you would like.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 12 cup soy sauce, plus
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce (I use Yamasa Brand soy sauce.)
  • 13 cup vinegar
  • 2 hot peppers, chopped with seeds


  1. Mix ingredients and serve with Chiao Tzu (Pot Stickers).


Most Helpful

While I did make some adjustments, this was great! I used a generous dash of hot chile oil in place of the chile peppers. I tried dried chile peppers, but didn't like the texture, so strained those out and put in the chile oil. I also added some chopped scallions to add a little color interest, but they didn't do much to the flavor. It would have been helpful to know what kind of hot chiles the recipe calls for. (I was afraid to use the 2 habanero chiles I had for fear of making it too hot - they are pretty big.)

Cook In Southwest February 28, 2013

Perfect with the pot stickers I made last night for supper. I loved the little bit of heat in this sauce. Thank you for sharing this with us.

mommyoffour April 22, 2010

What kind of hot peppers are used for this recipe? This recipe is similar to one I made except that I didn't use oil and I used red chili paste rather than the peppers. Yummmmm !

Rinnysmigh August 08, 2009

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