Asian Toasted Sesame and Chile Dipping Sauce

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This Korean-inspired recipe calls for nama shoyu, a raw soy sauce, but you can substitute tamari or regular soy sauce. Toasted sesame oil and sesame seeds give the dip more flavor, but raw versions will also work.

  • 2-tsp. servingServings


  • 2 Tbs. nama shoyu or low-sodium tamari sauce
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp. raw or toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. finely sliced green onion
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper, or to taste


Whisk together all ingredients in small bowl. Store in fridge 3 to 4 days.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 38
  • Carbohydrate Content: 3 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 360 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g