Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce 辣椒豉油熟油

Spicy Dipping Sauce for Steamed Prawns

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辣椒豉油熟油 Chinese Chili Soy Dipping Sauce (vegan) is packed with flavourful umami and spicy flavours. It goes with all your Asian recipes, especially dumplings, tofu, and seafood. The heat level for this sweet and savory sauce can adjusted to your personal preference! Next time you are looking for a spicy Asian sauce, make this in just 5 minutes!


  • 1 tbsp steamed fish soy sauce
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 50 g cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 clove shallot, finely chopped
  • 1-2 birds eye chili, finely chopped and seeds removed
  • ¼ C vegetable oil


  1. In a small bowl, mix together two tablespoons soy sauce, minced clove of garlic, shallot, finely chopped green onion, cilantro, Thai red chili pepper and a little sugar. Set aside.
  2. In a small stainless steel saucepan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat until hot but not smoking.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat.
  4. Pour the heated oil directly onto the seafood and shrimp dipping sauce. You will hear a noticeable sizzle sound.



If you prefer your sauce to be extra spicy, keep the seeds to your bird's eye chili.


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