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Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"Simple sauce that combines sweet, sour, salty, and spicy flavors into a wonderful dipping sauce for chips, grilled chicken, and spring rolls. It can be kept in the fridge for about a week."
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35 m servings 25
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Stir the vinegar and sugar together in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves completely, 7 to 10 minutes; add the salt, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir the chili garlic sauce into the mixture. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 25 calories; 0 6.3 0 0 330 Full nutrition

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I love this sauce with cold spring rolls, this and the spicy peanut sauce are the main reasons we make the spring rolls! Love it and you can use white or rice vinegar. Delish!

i was looking for a recipe without ketchup or other tomato based sauce. this one was excellent. as did another reviewer i used white vinegar and sweet chili sauce only because thats what i had...

This is easy and delicious! Just the right balance of sweet, salty and spicy. Served with homemade veggie spring rolls. I could just eat it by the spoonful though! I added a tiny bit of cornst...

Sauce has a great flavor, but didn't thicken when I made it.

Very tasty; especially yummy with my egg rolls. I will definately make this sauce again.

Very good sauce. Has the right balance of, you guessed it, sweet and spicy.

loved it, hubby loved it. will make again. didn't make any changes

This was amazing. Made it to eat with Crab Rangoon on NYE! It did not disappoint!!!

Very similar to our restaurant here that we like!