This quick and inexpensive sauce is excellent with homemade or purchased pot stickers. Make this up for a party, appetizer or a snack anytime.
DIPPING SAUCE for Pot Stickers
1/4 tsp. chicken bouillon
2 Tbl. water
2 Tbl. soy sauce
1/2 – 1 tsp. sesame oil, to desired taste
2 Tbl. rice wine vinegar
1 tsp. minced ginger* (purchase 3-4 inch piece of fresh ginger root) OR 1/4 tsp. powdered ginger
1/4 tsp. chili oil
2 tsp. packed brown sugar
pinch – 1/8 tsp. garlic powder, to desired taste
1 Tbl. green onion, minced
In a small sauce pan combine all the ingredients.
IF using fresh, grate the ginger root.
You can purchase any size you want. It is ok to break off the section you want; you do have to purchase the whole root portion.Peel the ginger root with a knife or a vegetable peeler.Grate on a fine grater.
Add the fresh ginger root to the rest of the ingredients (again, IF using fresh) Warm mixture through long enough to dissolve and combine ingredients.
Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use (use within 3-4 days). Warm before serving if it has been chilled.
Carrie Groneman’s recipe, Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013
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