Sesame Dipping Sauce

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Total Time: 25 min

Servings: 6


  • 4 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Light Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil


    • Heat sesame seeds in dry skillet set over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until fragrant and toasted, swirling pan often to prevent burning. Transfer to small plate; set aside.
    • In same skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat; cook garlic and red pepper flakes for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant.
    • Stir in soy sauce, honey, orange juice, lime juice, ginger, sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds; bring to simmer. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until flavors are blended. Serve at room temperature for dipping.


    – For a gluten-free sauce, substitute tamari sauce for soy sauce.
    – Serve sauce with spring rolls, coconut shrimp, potstickers or veggies for dipping.
    – Garnish dipping sauce with thinly sliced green onions if desired.