Sesame – Chilli – Soy Dipping Sauce (with my favourite Chinese Vegetable Dumplings)

Sesame - Chilli - Soy Dipping Sauce

I do love a good dipping sauce. Think – steamed vegetables, fried vegetables, dumplings, tofu, noodles, spring rolls, summer rolls, sizzling rice squares. The perfect sauce will lift your dish to new heights.

There are many varieties of dipping sauce, and the Japanese or Chinese style ones have their respective core set of ingredients. For Chinese it is soy, toasted sesame oil, Chinese vinegar perhaps, and some ginger and spring onions. Today’s dipping sauce is another variation on that theme. So very very good.

The sauce is perfect with these vegetable dumplings that I get from the Asian grocery in the freezer section – I put them in a flat pan with a little water and a little oil, and cover the pan. As the water simmers, the dumplings defrost and steam, and when the water evaporates they crisp on the bottom. Flip them over if you wish for a nice crispy top. They are also delicious steamed or even very gently microwaved.

Similar recipes include Soy and Sesame Dipping Sauce, Rice Squares in Dipping Sauce, and Chilli Soy Dipping Sauce.

Browse all of our Dipping Sauces and all of our Chinese recipes. Our Late Autumn dishes are here.

Sesame - Chilli - Soy Dipping Sauce

Sesame – Chilli – Soy Dipping Sauce

ingredients
0.5 cups light soy sauce
0.5 cups Chinese red vinegar
1 Tblspn Chinese toasted sesame oil
1 Tblspn finely sliced fresh ginger

method
Combine all ingredients 30 mins before serving with dumplings, noodles or vegetables etc. Serve in small individual bowls.

Author: Ganga108

Heat in the Kitchen, Cooking with Spirit. Temple junkie, temple builder, temple cleaner. Lover of life, people, cultures, travel. Champion of growth, change and awareness. Taker of photos. Passionate about family. Happy.

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