We have the perfect asian sauce for you! With bursts of fresh ginger, lime, and lemongrass, it's great for serving as a complement for any fried food, as a dressing for asian inspired salads and for dipping veggies. .
We especially love to use for when we make vegetable tempura!
One of the best skills you can have is the ability to recognize flavors and find balance in food, which can only achieve that balance if they know the metaphoric “weight” of all the ingredients.
Each ingredient brings a different flavor profile to the “party” so it is important to know what each ingredient is going to bring in order to have a successful party. If you add a lot of ingredients that are all acidic, then you will be left with a dish that is only sour.
Cooking is about balance, so we highly suggest playing around with the ingredients in this sauce and adding different amounts to see the differences and what you like best. Here's your grocery list:
Taste, taste and taste! The best asian dipping sauce will be one that caters to your favorite flavors! Additionally, depending on the chili sauce base you use, you may need to adjust the flavor a bit.
Let us know in the comments what you paired this sweet and sour asian dipping sauce with!
Cheers and eat well!
This Asian-styled dipping sauce is somewhere between a French gastrique and a Japanese ponzu sauce, with bursts of fresh ginger, lime, and lemongrass.
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