Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce


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.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 cup


  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce (such as Lee Kum Kee®)


  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
6g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 25
% Daily Value *
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Total Sugars 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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