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Tempura Dipping Sauce

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars
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"The traditional Japanese dipping sauce for shrimp or vegetable tempura. This is the full-flavored version - unlike the thinner, watery, less robust sauce being served in some restaurants. Serve in small bowls at each setting. Optionally, provide grated fresh ginger and grated daikon to mix into sauce."
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Ingredients

5 m servings 38
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 38 calories; 0 5.3 0.6 0 453 Full nutrition

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I've made this without the dashi (didn't have any) or water for both tempura and eel rolls (thicken it more). Much better than the bottled stuff too!

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Not bad, but not like the dipping sauces served here in Japan. I felt it was flavored to heavily on the dashi side. I think I will look for a different recipe but this was nice and easy and I ...

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I've made this without the dashi (didn't have any) or water for both tempura and eel rolls (thicken it more). Much better than the bottled stuff too!

This didn't taste exactly like traditional tempura sauce, and despite its description was still a bit too watery...but it was still very tasty! I would definitely make it again, but with less wa...

Not bad, but not like the dipping sauces served here in Japan. I felt it was flavored to heavily on the dashi side. I think I will look for a different recipe but this was nice and easy and I ...

A more authentic version would be 1/4 cup mirin, 1/4 cup soy and 1/4 teasp of dashi granules.

Didn't have the seeds. Cut the water in half and it's pretty good!

I used 1/4 cup of water, and didn't have any dashi. I used it on tempura fish. It had a watery consistency, but tasted very good! Might try leaving out the water next time.

This is very, very good. And it is simple to make. I used homemade dashi broth that I freeze in ice cube trays. I also used tamari sauce to keep it gluten free. The description doesn't lie. It ...

This sauce recipe came out too sweet, and I don't think it tasted right with shrimp and veggie tempura. I even tried adding more soy sauce and a new batch adding more water, but none turned out...