Sweet Soy-Garlic Dipping Sauce Recipe

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Update your fried chicken with these no-cook dipping sauces in under 7 minutes »

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 8 servings
Makes: 1 cup

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  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

  • 3 medium cloves garlic, grated on a microplane grater (about 3 teaspoons)

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions

  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped cilantro

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seed oil


  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved. Serve with fried chicken.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
71 Calories
1g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 877mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 85mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)