You’ve got some egg rolls but you are looking for a sauce to dip them into, right? Well, what typically goes well with these delicious deep-fried appetizers? Let’s find out!
So, what sauce to eat with egg rolls? Peanut, sweet and sour, and Thai sweet chili sauces are some of the best to pair with egg rolls. Other options include soy sauce, a spicy soy sauce variation, or a mushroom sauce which also works well. Alternatively, you can make your own dipping sauce from a few Asian ingredients.
All in all, you are generally looking to pair Asian-inspired condiments, spices, and flavors with these savory cylinders.
They generally pair best.
And while you can certainly enjoy one sauce, the beauty is you could serve up several for some variety.
Besides, chances are you are putting these out for guests – they’ll appreciate the choice!
Nevertheless, if you are looking to whip up your own quick dipping sauce that works particularly well, then follow the recipe below.
Simple Egg Roll Dipping Sauce
The following recipe only takes 5 minutes and provides all the right flavors to complement your egg rolls.
This recipe should serve four people.
- 3 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
- 1 Tablespoon of Rice Vinegar
- ⅛ Teaspoon of Sesame Oil,
- 1 Teaspoon of Ground Ginger
- ½ Teaspoon of Garlic Powder
- ½ Teaspoon of Onion Powder
All you need to do is measure out all of the ingredients, and add them all to a medium-sized bowl.
Whisk them together until you have a consistent, smooth sauce.
Distribute to smaller, individual dipping dishes.
Serve, and enjoy.
I told you it was simple!
You don’t need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to a dipping sauce for spring rolls.
Although you could if you feel a little adventurous.
Then again, I would personally save that for a time when you are on your own and perhaps not when hosting.
Nevertheless, you cannot really go wrong with Asian condiments; with Peanut sauce, sweet and sour sauce, and Thai sweet chili sauce pairing particularly well.
And the good news is these sauces are widely available in most grocery stores – with many different brands to choose from.
Or you could search for a recipe or too online, there is always that.
Looking for other ideal dipping sauce combinations? You may be interested in my following guides:
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