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Three Spring Roll Sauce

Three easy sauces for dipping all your favourite Asian snacks.

Ingredients

  • Vietnamese dipping sauce
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 6 tbsp hot water
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1/2 fresh chili
  • 1/4 onion, thinly sliced
  • Trader Joe’s Gyoza Duplicate
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely minced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp crushed red pepper
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (about 1/4 ounce; 7g)
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) water
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (74g) light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) soy sauce

Steps

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine pineapple juice, rice vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, and soy sauce and bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir in cornstarch slurry and cook until thickened, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and use immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.