Shumai Dipping Sauce

Recipe Date: June 22, 2020
Difficulty: Easy
Measurements: Imperial (US)

Chinese black vinegar really makes this dipping sauce pop. It is readily available online and in Asian grocery stores.


  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons Chinese black rice (Chinkiang) vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon chili flakes or to taste, optional
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions


Combine soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and chili flakes in a small bowl and mix until sugar dissolves. Sprinkle with green onions.