Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

From the book Quick and Easy Chinese by
Yield ½ cup


This sauce is a standard accompaniment for potstickers. Vinegar and ginger provide a vibrant counterpoint to the richness of the dumplings.


¼ cup soy sauce
3 Tbsp. white vinegar or apple-cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh ginger
2 tsp. sugar
2 tsp. sesame oil
½ tsp. salt


  1. Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, sugar, sesame oil, and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk or stir well to dissolve the sugar and salt, then mix everything together into a thin, smooth sauce.

This content is from the book Quick and Easy Chinese by Nancie McDermott.