Traditionally, the dumpling is served with a dip (a mixture of soy sauce and vinegar). In most restaurants in China, you can see a small bottle of light soy sauce and rice vinegar on each table. Chinese dumpling dipping sauce is a very common condiment used in Chinese cuisine.
My family loves potstickers and this easy dipping sauce for potstickers is so delicious that I make it from time to time. It is a simple sauce with soy sauce, vinegar, etc.
Mix light soy sauce, rice vinegar, and a little pinch of chili oil if you love spicy food. This easy dipping sauce is for potstickers, steam dumplings, fry wontons, or pork steamed pork buns.
A quick and tasty dumpling dipping sauce made from ingredients you already have at home. Simply mix them together, and serve with your favorite potstickers, or any steamed or fried dumplings!
How to make dipping sauce for potstickers
Let’s get started! To make Chinese dumpling dipping sauce, you will need:
- ⅓ cup of water
- ½ cup of light soy sauce
- ½ cup of vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon of chili oil or red chili paste (optional, depends on your taste)
- 1 stalk of green onion (chopped, optional)
This sauce is a very simple sauce that consists of only four ingredients: soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, and chili oil (optional).You only need a few minutes to prepare it. Use this recipe as a guide and add your own personal taste by adjusting the amount of vinegar, soy sauce, or sesame oil used in the recipe.
If you like your sauces sweeter, then feel free to add more brown sugar than what I have listed in this recipe. Brown sugar gives a richer flavor to the dipping sauce than white sugar.
There are many variations of this dipping sauce that you can find on the internet, however, this recipe is one of the most common recipes for Chinese dumpling dipping sauce. It should make enough sauce to cover a batch of dumplings or potstickers.
This dipping sauce has very light, with a hint of sweet and tangy flavor. The consistency is similar to that of soy sauce but without the salty taste of soy sauce. If you are looking for an easy way to make Chinese dumpling dipping sauce at home, this recipe will be perfect for you!
Easy dipping sauce for potstickers
- - ⅓ cup of water
- - ½ cup of light soy sauce
- - ½ cup of vinegar
- - 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
- - 1 teaspoon of chili oil or red chili paste optional, depends on your taste
- - 1 stalk of green onion chopped, optional
- Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until well combined.
- Garnish with green union slices, and enjoy!