Fiery Dragon Sauce is an Asian-inspired sweet and spicy sauce that is delicious on everything! This homemade condiment takes around 10 minutes to make and is going to take all of your meals to new heights with its umami, red pepper, garlic, and ginger flavors.
Why This Dragon Sauce Recipe is So Good
- So Much Amazing Flavor! We've packed this sauce with all of the good stuff. Garlic, fresh ginger root, chili flakes, honey (for balance), soy sauce, and tomato paste all come together perfectly here.
- It's a Versatile Sauce. Mix a bit of this in with a bowl of ramen, use it as a dipping sauce for dumplings, or toss it with pan-seared chicken or tofu. Try it on your eggs in the morning for an instant wake-up call! Drizzle dragon sauce over a grilled steak, or dip chicken nuggets into it. It's even great on veggies like roasted brussel sprouts or air fryer broccoli.
Tips and Tricks for Making Homemade Dragon Sauce
- As written, this sauce is spicy, but not too spicy. You can adjust the amount of chili flakes in the recipe to suit your preferences.
- Fresh garlic and ginger are key to giving this sauce the best flavor. I'd suggest not trying it with powdered versions.
- Be careful not to burn the garlic! You only need to cook the garlic and ginger for a couple of minutes, just until they are fragrant.
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- 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
- ½” chunk of fresh ginger (minced)
- 1 large clove garlic (minced)
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 4 tablespoon water
- 1 teaspoon chili flakes
- 2 tablespoon white vinegar
- 3 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 tablespoon tomato paste
- Mix together the cornstarch and 2 tablespoon of the water in a small bowl. Set aside.
- Add the oil to a saucepan and heat on a medium setting. Fry the ginger and garlic for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add the cornstarch slurry followed by all remaining ingredients. Stir well, bring to a boil then simmer for 5 minutes until thickened.
- Feel free to adjust the amount of chili flakes to your spice preference.