Wasabi-Jalapeno Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by CaribbeanQueen

My husband and I are big fans of "sauce". We spend time together in the kitchen throwing together a variety of ingredients. For us 'the hotter, the better'! We came up with this sauce to use with fish/crab cakes but have found an endless list of other foods to use it with. This is zippy but not too hot.

Top Review by CheCheCherie

This recipe is excellent! I used prepared wasabi paste from a tube instead of the powder and did not seed the jalapeno. These alterations made a hotter sauce, with more of a dip consistency, that was even more flavorful after sitting overnight. I keep a batch in the fridge to snack on with fresh veggies, pretzels, and tortilla chips! Excellent on grilled salmon! Thanks, Carribean Queen!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the sour cream and mayonnaise.
  2. Mix in the wasabi powder, jalapeno pepper, vinegar and salt.
  3. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes to let the flavors develop.
  4. If you want more zip, add a little more wasabi, then refrigerate about 5 minutes. The wasabi will get hotter upon sitting.
  5. If you are watching calories, low-fat sour cream and mayonnaise won't affect the outcome of this sauce.

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