Japanese Yellow Sauce


This sauce is amazing on fried rice or even for dipping teriyaki chicken and steak. I call it 'yum yum sauce' (Japanese white steak sauce). Delicious!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
16 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste

  • ¾ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste


  1. Mix mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, butter, tomato paste, paprika, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder together in a bowl until smooth; refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
12g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 9mg 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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