Saucy Stuff – this is a versatile sauce you can use on fried food, steamed veggies, and so much more.

You can change this a little by adding garlic or ginger or both! another variation would be roasted tahini or just plain toasted sesame seeds. This is great on fried food, steamed veggies, spring rolls, pasta noodles, fried noodles, as a marinate, etc.

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Saucy Stuff

Thanks to burgundy_sal for sharing this sauce recipe.

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Saucy Stuff

This is a versatile sauce you can use on fried food, steamed veggies, and so much more.
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Course: Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 166kcal


  • 1 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Kikkoman soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1/4 cup miso with 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil


  • Mix all the ingredients together and simmer on low heat for about 15 minutes. Drop some sesame oil before serving.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1407mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.9mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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