Din Tai Fung inspired Spicy Dumpling/Wonton Sauce

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By now I'm sure most of you know of my obsession with dumplings. I looooovvveeee dumplings. Din Tai Fung is one of my most favourite chains for all things dumpling! So for those of you who do not know, Din Tai Fung is a Taiwanese restaurant chain that serves up awesome dumplings, wontons, soups, noodles etc etc. When I'm in Dubai, I visit this place every couple weeks. Their dumplings are to die for - literally. If I have to choose a last meal before I'm DED, it would be their Xiao Long Bao and Spicy Shrimp Wontons. 

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Their Spicy wontons come swimming in a spicy sauce which is out of this world. I crave it so much I had to learn to make it at home and I did! It's total bomb. You'll see when you make it. Once you do, there's no going back. You will only want to eat your dumplings/wontons in this sauce. 

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This recipe is easy and uses minimal ingredients which you probably already have in your kitchen. 

Now without further ado, let's get into it

Spicy Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1-1.5 heaping tbsp your preferred Sassy Sauce Collective chilli oil - I used Spicy Garlic for extra garlickyness
  • 1 tsp Chinese black vinegar if you have it or you can use Apple Cider vinegar as a substitute like I did
  • 0.5 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1-2 tbsp hot water


  • Make the sauce by whisking together all ingredients. Let sit at room temperature until ready to use.
  • Plate your dumplings/wontons/momos of choice. Pour the sauce on top of the dumplings coating them well. Enjoy!

Hope you guys make this soon! Happy eating!

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