Pae Yang Num Jang

(Asian Pear Dipping Sauce)


  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tbsp grated Asian pear (with the juice from grating)
  • 3 tbsp vinegar (rice vinegar is preferred)
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic (crushed)
  • 3 medium green onion (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp roasted sesame seed (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp hot red pepper powder (use more or less to taste!)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


Place all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.

Serve with vegetable pancakes, steak, tempura, egg rolls, in a small dipping bowl.



Use the sauce for as a vegetable salad dressing, especially delicious with green Romaine lettuce or spinach!