How to Make Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip

Updated on December 14, 2019
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How to Make Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip
How to Make Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip | Source

This recipe of spicy soy-vinegar dip is a flavorful condiment to enjoy with any fried or grilled foods. I balanced the saltiness and sourness of this dip by adding a little bit of sugar. I also used my homemade chili garlic oil recipe to add a wonderful kick to it!

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: quarter cup
soy sauce, vinegar, white sugar and chili garlic oil
soy sauce, vinegar, white sugar and chili garlic oil | Source


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili garlic oil
Utensils in Making the Dip
Utensils in Making the Dip | Source


  • 1 medium bowl
  • 3 small bowls
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons


  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. It is best served with fried or grilled foods.

Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip Step-by-Step Procedure

Tips and Techniques

  • Adjust the amount of soy sauce if using the less-sodium variety.
  • Add more chili garlic oil to make the dip spicier.
  • Sugar balances the acidity and saltiness of the dip.
  • Serve the spicy soy-vinegar dip with any fried foods. One idea is the famous Indonesian snack tahu goreng.
  • Replace the vinegar with lemon juice to make it a tangy dip.

Finished Product

Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip
Spicy Soy-Vinegar Dip | Source

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    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Travel Chef 

      24 months ago from Manila

      Hello Kenneth,

      You are right! It's an easy to make recipe. Something you can enjoy especially during family gatherings.

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      Kenneth Avery 

      24 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      Dred -- tasty and not too difficult to make. Great work. I loved this hub.

    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Travel Chef 

      24 months ago from Manila

      Hi Eric,

      You can add it too as it gives different level of taste. I do have different dip with ginger and it goes pretty well with almost any foods too.

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      Eric Dierker 

      24 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I like it. Maybe ginger.

    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Travel Chef 

      24 months ago from Manila

      Hi Miebakagh,

      I seldom use butter or margarine as part of my meal, but rather as part of the whole recipe. Like when I'm cooking baked items. I hope you enjoy the recipe!

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      Miebakagh Fiberesima 

      24 months ago from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA.

      Hi, Dred Cuan, I like this simpler recipe. I used to dip my fried yams, plantains, potato and cocoyam in butter or margarine. Now, this is the real thing. Thank you, and I will always enjoy your articles.

    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Travel Chef 

      2 years ago from Manila

      Hi Liz,

      Very simple indeed, but full of taste! It's really great to eat fried or grilled foods with tasty dips.

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      Liz Westwood 

      2 years ago from UK

      A recipe just up my street. Simple and easy to make.


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