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Scallion-Soy Dipping Sauce

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Yields about 1/4 cup.

  • by from Fine Cooking
    Issue 103

This simple dipping sauce is a perfect pairing to Chinese Dumplings, Scallion Pancakes, Spring Rolls, and more.

  • 3 Tbs. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. hot chile oil or toasted Asian sesame oil
  • 1 small scallion, thinly sliced

In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved and then stir in the oil and scallion.

Photo: Scott Phillips

Great all purpose dipping sauce. We use it for everything from tempura to spring rolls. Just enough sweet to cut through the salty soy without being overly sweet. Good stuff!

We love this dipping sauce! It is perfect with Chinese dumplings, but I've also been known to use it with homemade fish cakes and rice. Very easy and delicious.

This was the perfect compliment to the pork and shrimp dumplings. I added both the sesame oil and chili oil.

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