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Japanese Shrimp Sauce

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Rating: 4/5
7 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   1.5 cups

recipe id: 60711

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1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons white sugar
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons melted butter
3/4 teaspoon paprika
3/8 teaspoon garlic powder


In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, white sugar, rice vinegar, melted butter, paprika and garlic powder. Mix well, cover and refrigerate.

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81 calories, 9 grams fat, 2 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in carbs.
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REVIEW: 3 star recipe rating
i use rice wine and less garlic its great

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Very good! Add vinegar slowly, a tablespoon at a time. Use white if you don't have rice vinegar, but rice is way better. I also had to add water until it was thin enough. Loved it!

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REVIEW: 3 star recipe rating
close but no cigar I would recommend less vinegar and yes I was using rice vinegar maybe try 2 tblspoons instead.

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Dec 13, 2002

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
For those that say this tastes like too much vinegar are you using rice vinegar? I thought this was perfect. I dip french fries in it.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I just made this for my family and it is brilliant! I also recommend the sauce on a salad or vegetables. I found that two tablespoons of vinegar were enough for my taste and a little less sugar. It's amazing, though. I will recommend this recipe to anyone who will listen.

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Rocky topper

Me and my husband both thought this dressing tasted like pure vinegar. Recipe calls for too much vinegar. Will not make again.

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Far too much vinegar. I added a lil ketchup to get rid of the sour. Next time I will only use 1.5 tbs of vinegar.

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It mainly tasted like vinegar. If I try to make this again, I will leave out the vinegar or maybe try using just 1 TBSP.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
If you have ever been to a Hibachi restaurant and have had their "Japanese Ketchup" or "seafood sauce", you know when I say, OMG!!!!!!!!!!! This version is the greatest and tastes better than what you get at any restaurant. I have 5 year old twin girls and they put it on everything. Thanks!!

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Dec 13, 2002

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This sauce was excellent. It is very much like the sauce used at Da Ru Ma in Naples/Sarasota, Florida. I felt the need to reduce the sugar a bit. I only use 2 tablespoons. This also keeps well in the fridge for a few days. For anyone that is interested, email for the salad dressing. I have a great recipe for that!

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