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A shrimp is dipped into a bowl of yum yum sauce.
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Yum Yum Sauce Recipe

Tangy, savory, sweet, and spicy… creamy Yum Yum Sauce has it all! This hibachi-style dipping sauce is super easy to make, and adds the perfect touch to any meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Chill time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: hibachi white sauce, yum yum sauce
Servings: 8
Calories: 81kcal
Author: Jill


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-3 tablespoons water


  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, ketchup, sugar, paprika, vinegar, and garlic powder until smooth. Stir in the water 1 tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Cover the sauce and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Stir well before serving.
  • Store the sauce in the refrigerator in a food storage container with a lid or in jar for up to 5 days.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg