You can cook Mike's Sweet Asian Dipping Sauce using 15 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Mike's Sweet Asian Dipping Sauce
It’s 1 tbsp of Gochujang Roasted Hot Pepper Paste.
Prepare 1 Cup of Fresh Green Onions [green & white ends – chopped].
You need 10 of Thai Chilies [stems removed – fine minced].
You need 1/2 tsp of Fresh Cracked Black Pepper.
Prepare 1 tbsp of Fine Minced Lemon Grass.
It’s 1 Cup of Fresh Garlic [smashed – fine minced].
Prepare 1/2 Cup of Fresh Cilantro Leaves.
Prepare 1 of LG Jalapeño [diced].
It’s 1 Cup of Fresh Thai Basil Leaves.
You need 2 tbsp of Fresh Ginger [minced].
It’s 1/4 Cup of Rice Wine Vinegar.
It’s 2 Cups of Chicken Or Beef Stock.
You need 1 tbsp of Quality Fish Sauce [or more to taste].
You need 1/4 Cup of Brown Sugar [or more to taste].
It’s 1/4 Cup of Soy Sauce.
Mike's Sweet Asian Dipping Sauce instructions
Here's what you'll need..
Authors Note: You can find all of the ingredients I've listed at your local Asian market. What's more, you'll get the highest quality and best prices there – as opposed to your local supermarket. Pictured below is a great brand of Korean Gochujang Hot Pepper Paste..
Fine mince all of your vegetables. Keep Basil and Cilantro leaves whole. Wear gloves when chopping peppers..
Gently simmer everything except for your Roasted Gochujang Hot Pepper Paste, Thai Basil and Cilantro leaves for 10 minutes in a small pot..
Turn off heat and add your Gochujang Hot Pepper Paste, Thai Basil and Cilantro leaves. Mix well and allow sauce to cool on the stove. This is what's called, "a layered effect," or, "steeping.".
That's it! Pictured is my Asian Sweet Dipping Sauce and Cream Cheese Wontons. Serve as a dipping sauce – hot or chilled. Or, marinate your favorite meats or fish in it for several hours. Even overnight. Just make sure your sauce has cooled off sufficiently before marinating your fish or meats. Garnish with fresh Thai Basil and Cilantro..
Examples: Marinating thick chicken breasts in sweet Asian dipping sauce for 3+ hours..
Oven baked marinated chicken breasts with juices and tight fitting lid at 425° for 35 – 40 minutes..
Then, I grilled the chicken breasts. Grilled just until a decent char has formed..
Oven baked and grill charred chicken breasts nested on a bed of pan fried rice with marinade drizzled over both..
Marinating Mahi-Mahi in my Sweet Asian Sauce. To be marinated overnight – pan glazed to seize the sugar. Then, grilled for 10 minutes on a cedar plank..
Pictured: Glazed Mahi-Mahi piled high with my Sweet Asian Sauce mixture over a bed of fluffy rice..