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Japanese Shrimp Sauce

Recipes to Make Japanese Shrimp Sauce That is Truly Scrumptious

Are you searching for recipes to make Japanese shrimp sauce at home? Then look no further as the following article will provide you with some of the finest recipes.
Girija Shinde
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017
Most Japanese preparations, especially side dishes are served with sauce. There are different kinds of sauces to serve with different dishes. But out of them, soy sauce and Japanese shrimp sauce are the most popular ones. Though this sauce is quite popular in Japan, we do not get it in other countries so easily. Only the 'authentic' Japanese restaurants serve it with foods like fried rice. With about 200 calories and 15.7 g total fat in it, let's see a few recipes that can be tried out at home in order to concoct this delectable condiment.
Basic Shrimp Sauce
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • ½ cup of ketchup
  • ½ cup of water
  • 4 tsp. of granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp. of apple cider or rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. of melted butter
  • ½ tsp. of garlic powder
Mix all the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Blend until smooth. It is better to taste the sauce while making it so that you can add more ingredients as per your liking. For example, if you want a tangy sauce, you can add more ketchup or vinegar while if you wish to have a sweet sauce, you can add 1 a teaspoon of sugar. After mixing the ingredients well, let it chill in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, your shrimp sauce will be ready to serve!
Tangy Shrimp Sauce
  • ½ ginger
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1½ tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon concentrate
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • Paprika
Take a medium-sized jar and mix the ingredients in it. Add ginger and sugar gradually. You might like to add more ginger or sugar according to your taste. Generally, these sauces are sweet with a tinge of ginger. Once you are done with this, mix the ingredients well and then add in paprika. Continue adding paprika until you get a pinkish hue. Tighten the lid and shake the jar well. You can refrigerate for chilling before you serve.
Zesty Shrimp Sauce
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. garlic juice
  • 1 tsp. white sugar
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • ¾ tsp. ground white pepper
  • ¼ tsp. salt
All you need to do for this recipe is simply whisk all the ingredients well in a medium-sized bowl and then refrigerate for about 10 minutes before serving. You can serve this sauce with anything; however, it tastes best with salad, rice, chicken, or steak.
Spicy Shrimp Sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. Japanese togarashi powder/cayenne pepper
  • Salt/pepper
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, blend well. After all the ingredients are mixed well, add salt to taste along with pepper. You can adjust the taste by adding more salt or pepper according to your liking.
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