Easy 5 -Ingredient Homemade Yum Yum Sauce, AKA Shrimp Sauce at Japanese Hibachi restaurants.
Even the most health-conscious people I know throw caution to the wind, and drown their food in sauce, when Yum Yum Sauce is present.
Yum Yum Sauce is most often found in Japanese Hibachi restaurants. It’s sometimes called Shrimp Sauce or White Sauce, although it’s slightly salmon-pink from the addition of tomato and spice.
You can serve Homemade Yum Yum Sauce Recipe as a drizzle with stir fry dishes. Or use it as an all-purpose dipping sauce for seafood, veggies, chips, and pretty much any other hand-held food you can dunk.
You can buy pre-made Yum Yum Sauce at the grocery store. However, I find the bottled variations are cloyingly sweet from the use of high fructose corn syrup.
Our Homemade Yum Yum Sauce Recipe requires only 5-ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make. With just mayonnaise, sugar, ketchup, rice vinegar, and Lawry’s Seasoning Salt you can make amazing restaurant-style white sauce to pour over everything.
I like using classic Lawry’s Seasoning Salt to cut down on ingredients, because it contains all the spices needed for shrimp sauce. You can easily adjust the seasoning to taste. You can adjust the sweetness to taste as well.
You can even use low fat mayonnaise to lighten-up this beloved dipping sauce.
Homemade Yum Yum Sauce is a fabulous condiment for summer. Make a batch and keep it in the fridge for fish fries, veggie trays, and all your asian inspired dishes!
Homemade Yum Yum Sauce
- Mix all ingredients together. Whisk in 3 tablespoon water to thin out the sauce. Taste and add more seasoning salt if desired.
- Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.