List of Chinese sauces

Shacha sauce in a bowl with coriander to be used in a hot pot

This is a list of notable Chinese sauces, encompassing sauces that originated in China or are widely used in Chinese cuisine.

Chinese saucesEdit

Barbecue saucesEdit

  • Siu Haau sauce – a thick, savory, slightly spicy BBQ sauce generally known as the primary barbecue sauce used within Chinese and Cantonese cuisine.
  • Shacha sauce – A Chinese sauce or paste that is used as a base for soups, hotpot, as a rub, stir fry seasoning and as a component for dipping sauces.
  • Satay sauce – a peanut-based sauce of Southeast Asian origin. Informally referred to as a Chinese barbecue sauce.

Chinese dishes with sauce as a main ingredientEdit

Chinese sauce manufacturersEdit

See alsoEdit


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  2. ^ The illiterate woman behind the Laoganma chili sauce excelene salsaempire|Economy|People| Archived 2014-08-09 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Vos, Heidemarie (2010). Passion of a Foodie. p. 591. ISBN 978-1-934925-63-8.
  4. ^ Li, Amy (10 February 2014). "Soy-Sauce Maker Set For Debut In China". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 10 February 2014.