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A black bowl filled with Citrus Ponzu Dipping Sauce. The bowl is surrounded by egg rolls, red chili pepper, cilantro and sesame seeds.

Citrus Ponzu Dipping Sauce

Sweet orange juice, bright lime and salty soy sauce combine to make a savory Citrus Ponzu Dipping Sauce. It takes less than ten minutes to make! It's tasty and tantalizing, making your favorite appetizer even more delicious!
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Asian
Keyword ponzu dipping sauce, ponzu sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 10kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 lime zested and juiced
  • 1/2 tsp chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cilantro minced
  • 2 tsp green onions sliced


  • Measure the soy sauce and orange juice. Add to a small mixing bowl (I used a measuring cup)
  • Zest and juice the lime - add to the mixing bowl.
  • Add the chili garlic sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil. Whisk everything together well.
  • Mince the cilantro and thinly slice the green onions.
  • Add the cilantro, onions and sesame seeds and whisk together again. 
  • Serve and enjoy with your favorite appetizer!


This makes 1 cup of sauce, about 16 servings - one tablespoon.


Calories: 10kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 412mg | Potassium: 27mg | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg