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Asian Sauce

Pot Sticker Dipping Sauce
Yield:   About 1 cup of sauce
Cook Time:   2-3 minutes
Tips:   Sauce can be freezed for later use.
Suggestion:   Delicious served as a dipping sauce with Asian Meatballs and Chicken Pot Stickers or Pork Pot Stickers.
This Asian Sauce recipe (also often referred to as pot sticker sauce, jiaozi sauce or Chinese dumpling sauce) is delicious served with pot stickers (also spelled
pot stickers and often referred to as jiaozi, gyoza, or momocha). See Chicken Pot Stickers and/or Pork Pot Stickers).

This Asian sauce is also a tasty dipping sauce for wontons, spring rolls, egg rolls, Asian Meatballs, lettuce wraps, stir-fry dishes and many other Asian recipes). When it comes to Asian sauces, this one has a beautiful marriage of ingredients, creating the perfect balance of sweet and sour and just the right amount of spice. You can make this sauce days in advance, and it stores well in the refrigerator for weeks. In fact, you can make a large batch of pot stickers and store them in the freezer until you're ready to cook them, at which time your potsticker sauce will be waiting!


  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
Combine all ingredients in small saucepan or microwaveable dish and heat until warm. May be stored in refrigerator or freezer. Reheat when ready to use.

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