Japanese Shrimp Sauce


This is the shrimp sauce found in Japanese steakhouses. It is sweet and pinkish-orange in color. You can substitute fat-free mayo, butter, and 0-calorie sugar, and it still tastes great.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 1/4 cups


  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • ¾ teaspoon paprika

  • teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Combine mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, melted butter, paprika, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Mix well, cover, and refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

161 Calories
17g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 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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