Sweet and Savory Soy Sauce

Yield about 1/3 cup

Prep Time
10 minutes
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1 fork recipe Sweet Savory Soy Sauce

Recipes are rated from 1 to 5 forks, with 1 fork being the easiest and 5 forks the most challenging.

This sauce is great for topping steamed vegetables or noodles. It is also perfect for Okonomiyaki, which you can find the recipe here... Okonomiyaki recipe


  • 2 Tablespoons Ketchup (organic natural without additives)
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (vegan)
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1 Tablespoon Maple syrup (substitute honey or date syrup)
  • 2 teaspoons Molasses (blackstrap is best)
  • 2 Tablespoons cold water
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch (substitute tapioca starch or arrowroot starch)

Special Equipment:

No special equipment is required.


Preparation Method:


Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until fully combined.

Refrigerate in a sealed container until ready to use. The sauce will keep for several weeks if refrigerated in a sealed container.

Optional method for a thicker sauce:

For a thicker sauce, combine the optional cornstarch and cold water in a separate bowl and whisk to combine. Add the cornstarch mixture along with all other ingredients in a small sauce pan and heat over medium heat until the mixture begins to boil. Remove from the heat and let cool.