Pot Sticker Dipping Sauce Recipe

Plate of pot stickers with dipping sauce


A Sweet and Savory Dumpling Sauce

Pot stickers make for a quick meal on a busy night, but they just aren’t the same without a savory dipping sauce. Whip together this quick version in just minutes. You’ll enhance the flavor of the dumplings so your kids will want them again and again. You get a double win: a quick meal and rave reviews.

Total Time: 5 minutes | Prep Time: 5 minutes | Serves: 24


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes


  1. In a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients until the sugar is dissolved. 
  2. Serve the sauce alongside the pot stickers.