Do you know how to make shrimp sauce? This is a good, quick and easy recipe for the famous delicious shrimp sauce served in most Japanese hibachi restaurants or yum yum sauce. And just like the name of recipe implies this restaurant shrimp sauce is yummy indeed. Even the most health cautious individuals will drown anything in sight in this amazing cheesy sauce – that is how good this nice Asian sauce tastes. It is also a very pretty, salmon shade of pink and looks extremely appetizing and eye pleasing.
This sauce pairs phenomenally with almost anything. It is very versatile and universal. What is shrimp sauce? Grilled chicken, macaroni, beef and fish, rice stir fries, vegetables (broccoli, carrots, green pepper and other veggies you like) and many other foods – every meal tastes better when dunked in this delicious concoction. Great compliment to your family dinner.
You can absolutely buy a store made yum yum shrimp sauce. But the homemade, made from scratch is so incomparably better. And this perfect sauce is very quick and easy to make – it only takes five basic ingredients and five minutes to make. What is shrimp sauce made of? The basic ingredients for this creamy delight are mayonnaise with an addition of ketchup or tomato paste, rice vinegar, salt, sugar and all purpose spice mix. The combination of white mayo and red ketchup creates the appealing pink color of the mayonnaise sauce. While rice vinegar adds a nice acidic kick to homemade shrimp sauce. Sugar brings in a pleasant sweet note with the spice mix (paprika garlic and onion powder) round up the short ingredient list. This tasty sauce is tangy, spicy (or even hot), savory, sweet and zesty all in one.
You can also substitute sugar for agave nectar or sweetener. Just remember that not all sweeteners have 1:1 ratio with the sugar and adjust accordingly.
Now you know how to make japanese shrimp sauce.
You can also add sriracha sauce or cayenne pepper for a spicy bite if you like it hot. Shrimp sauce ingredients are not rare at all. This sauce is simple but full of flavor. You will never believe it only has so little ingredients. I highly recommend this fantastic recipe.