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Sesame Dipping Sauce

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"This is an Asian-style dipping sauce for coconut shrimp."
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15 m servings 71
Original recipe yields 56 servings (7 cups)


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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir the garlic and red pepper flakes in the hot oil until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the ginger, soy sauce, honey, orange juice, sesame oil, lime juice, and sesame seeds; stir. Cook until heated, 2 to 3 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 71 calories; 0.6 16.8 1 0 774 Full nutrition

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I scaled this way, way, WAY down and loved it. I cooked it a little longer to reduce it a bit. This is one of those recipes where you need to be able to adjust on the fly to what you need -- I u...

This stuff is great! I used pineapple juice instead of orange because it's what i had on hand. Also i didn't have sesame oil, so i just upped the amount of sesame seeds used to give the sauce m...

Great flavor, but, I wish it were not so thin.

Very good with baked coconut shrimp. I didn't have any fresh ginger on hand, so I had to substitute ground ginger.

To reduce the thinness, I stir in a little cornstarch or arrowroot starch before cooking. These are commonly used thickening agents in just about any Asian style sauce.

Amounts waaaay too big...would reduce by 2./3 next time. Good recipe, a little spicey for our liking and I had used only 3 tsp instead of 4.5 tsp of red pepper flakes. I used as a stir fry sauce...

Winner! Will use over and over again. Everyone one loved it!

Absolutely delicious....mine was also very thin but I fixed that by making a slurry with cornstarch and adding that in when the mixture was bubbling. I used it to dip teriyaki pork kebobs in. My...

This is a great dipping sauce recipe!!! I made coconut shrimp earlier in the day and felt that I needed a dipping sauce different from the cocktail sauce I normally use. I had to scale this sauc...