Vietnamese Tangerine Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

David Nelsons sauce for spring rolls, taquitos and other fried items, as well as a marinade for game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine garlic, jalapeno, sugar, and the juices in the blender and liquefy. Add the vinegar, fish sauce and mirin. Blend for 5 seconds.
  2. Can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.
  3. * A dried pequin pepper can be used if red jalapenos are out of season.
Most Helpful

Nice and spicy !! I used this for come cooked chicken wings, and breadsticks. Loved the tangerine flavor > Made for Gimme 5.

weekend cooker July 15, 2009

I left out the chile, because I thought my daughter might like this sauce, otherwise. She didn't, but the adults sure did. :) She has no taste! I loved the tang of it. Thank you for posting, made for ZWT4.

CraftScout June 05, 2008

Loved this brown tangerine dipping sauce. Has a salty taste in it with a hint of spice. Used dried chili pepper in it. Wonderful combination with spring rolls. It'll be a keeper. Thank you, MarraMamba :)

Pneuma February 25, 2008