Sauces in Japane. Part 2


Sauces, different according to the recipe and its purpose, have in any kitchen of the world, and it is often specific to filling certain dishes become a kind of symbol of the country.

Japanese cuisine is no exception. And from our last article, it became clear that a rich palette of spices, the land of the rising sun not limited to soy sauce. There are dozens of types of sour, sweet and spicy dressings.

Continue the story of the most favorite sauces Japanese and pan-Asian cuisines:

Sauce-kimchi pasta

Kimchi – spicy vegetable pasta, underlie many dishes. Initially, Kimchi pasta was considered ingredient in Korean cuisine.

In Japan, Kimchi pasta is also very popular. Chefs use it in the preparation of many national dishes. It is used in cooking spicy sauce for sushi and rolls. For this Japanese mayonnaise mixed with the Kimchi paste in a ratio of 4 to 1, and then added to the rolls or sushi and used as a sauce for dipping.

Paste Kimchi goes well with vegetables, meat and seafood. And is also used for the preparation of hot dishes, salads and soups, often served as a complement to other dishes, especially the rice.

Sesame (peanut) sauce

Sesame sauce is considered one of the traditional sauces in Japanese cuisine, served to the table along with classic Japanese dishes, Japanese salads, sushi and rolls.

Traditional ingredients that make up this sauce is vinegar, sesame seed, wheat, soybeans, corn, sugar, water, eggs and shiitake mushrooms.

In peanut sauce you can dip the cooked rolls. He is very pleasant to the taste, and goes well with foods such as fish, rice and seaweed. You don't have to cook a complicated dish - just enough to file a peanut sauce to the table. Sesame sauce is a compulsory and indispensable ingredient of Japanese Chuka salad, Hiyashi wakame, Kaiso.


The tonkatsu sauce - sweet and sour sauce that accompanies tonkatsu (pork fillet, breaded with bread crumbs Panko), and is great on any kind of breaded and fried meat. All the ingredients that form a sauce, a vegetable, and the taste is like the taste of Worcestershire sauce (or English sauce), delicious. Tonkatsu is quite versatile – it can also be used for cold and hot dishes of fish, vegetables, as a seasoning for noodles yakisoba, you should only add the soy sauce and ketchup.