Oriental Dipping Sauce

  • Yields 1 gallon
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons


    • 8 cups California raisins
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 6 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
    • 3 cups brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
    • 1 1/2 cups reduced sodium soy sauce
    • 2/3 cup cornstarch
    • 1/2 cup vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)


    1. Process raisins with water until smooth paste is formed.
    2. In large kettle, combine the raisin paste with chicken broth; stir until the paste is dissolved with no lumps.
    3. Add remaining ingredients; mix well.
    4. Simmer, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes or until mixture thickens to consistency of a barbecue or sweet-sour sauce.

    Notes: Use this recipe for any of the following: dipping sauce for chicken nuggets (pictured here), eggrolls, stir fry sauce, mixed with mayonnaise for an Oriental salad dressing, basting sauce for chicken breasts, marinade for chicken breasts, or mixed with chicken, rice and thin-sliced vegetables in a wrap.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 120 (2% from fat); Total Fat 0g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 28g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 24g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 420mg; Calcium 22mg; Potassium 254mg

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