Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce (For Dumplings or Pot Stickers)

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

Serve this thin, salty sauce with dumplings or potstickers. From Cook's Illustrated.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and 1/4 cup water to boil in small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  2. Pour mixture into bowl and stir in scallion, ginger, oil, and hot red pepper flakes (Sauce can be refrigerated in air-tight container for several days).
  3. Makes about one cup.


Most Helpful

I made this the day before and I thought for sure the ginger would be too strong, but it wasn't. I doubled it and it is a great sauce. I used it with #98345 potstickers. Keeper!

debberd2 August 25, 2005

This is some good "stuff"!! I loved the flavors of ginger and soy...then kicked up a notch by the red pepper. The only substitution I made was Splenda for the sugar, and I only used 2 tsps instead of 2 1/2 tsps. I did double the recipe, so I could try it out on asparagus. It was so good that I also used it on okra. Don't laugh....that was fantastic too! Thanks, Bev for sharing this keeper.

Miss Annie October 24, 2003

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks so much for posting. I used this with crispy wontons #20235, and it was perfect. I had leftover pork mixture from wontons, so I fried it up in a skillet and served it in lettuce leaves with this sauce. I think I have a new favorite. My fiance says that I could put this sauce on anything and he would eat it.

dollface65 February 23, 2006

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