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Yum Yum Sauce Recipe

This sweet and savory Yum Yum Sauce recipe is so easy to make. It is the perfect dipping sauce for your steaks, seafood, and chicken.
Course condiments
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 138kcal
Author Dina


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • salt to taste


  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, and 2 tablespoons water.
  • After everything is well combined, add a little salt to taste. Give it another whisk and then add more salt if needed.
  • Serve with fried rice, shrimp, or chicken.


Yum Yum Sauce is very versatile because its sweet and savory flavors can match those in other main dishes. Here are some serving suggestions for this sauce:


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 82IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg