In the vibrant tapestry of culinary traditions in Asia, the magic often lies in the sauces. These flavour-packed sauces are the alchemists behind some of the world’s most beloved dishes and with them, your cooking will never be bland. At Taipec, we understand the profound impact that Asian sauces can have on your culinary creations.
Whether you are a fan of Taiwanese, Sichuan, Japanese or Thai cuisine, our range of sauces can take your home-cooked meals to the next level, adding authentic flavours to your dining experience. From rich umami to fiery heat, our array of Asian sauces will enable you to experiment with an exciting variety of flavours, opening doors to new dishes. Some sauces are versatile and can be used both in cooking or as a sauce to pair with certain foods like soy sauce and others are solely made for specific dishes for example Sukiyaki sauce and Dumpling sauce. We will delve into those distinctions in the sections ahead.
We offer multiple versions of certain sauces, giving you a wide range of choices for the one that fits most with your preferences and desired meals you want to make. We have many selections of soy sauce whether it's low sodium, light or premium aged and different flavours of chilli sauce from garlic to chilli with black bean and fish.
Dishes to make with Asian sauces
Asian cuisine is a delightful blend of flavours and to capture the full essence of them, most recipes will include blending multiple sauces in harmony. These sauces, each with their unique personality, frequently complement one another to create culinary masterpieces. Here are a few Asian recipes you can try with our range of Asian sauces.
Sichuan Mapo Tofu
For those seeking an authentic Sichuan experience, Taipec's Sichuan Spicy Sauce is a must-have. Mapo Tofu is a dish renowned for its fiery heat and complex flavours. Taipec offers canned Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu, and when you incorporate our Sichuan Spicy Sauce, you're in for an intensified, flavour-packed journey through the exciting world of Sichuan spices.
The Teriyaki Sauce is the key to crafting this beloved Japanese classic. Homemade teriyaki sauce has been made for centuries from a mix of soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar or honey
for centuries. With this dish’s growing popularity, bottled Teriyaki sauce was produced, allowing this dish to be even more convenient to make. Simply marinate chicken in this sweet and savoury sauce, then grill or pan-fry. The result is tender, flavorful chicken with a glossy glaze and it is normally served over steamed rice or alongside sautéed vegetables.
The sweet soybean sauce’s unique and inviting taste perfectly complements the freshness of crisp vegetables and the satisfying texture of Chinese wheat noodles. Its sweet and slightly spicy character, when combined with soy sauce, black vinegar, and a hint of garlic, forms a rich and flavorful dressing.
Thai Chicken & Rice Sauce
You can unlock a world of culinary creativity by blending our diverse selection of sauces and ingredients to craft new sauces in your own home! For instance, delve into the creation of a classic Thai delicacy: tender poached chicken served with jasmine rice. The base of this is none other than soy sauce, which provides a savoury and salty foundation. Then there is the addition of Soy bean sauce, ginger, chillies, rice vinegar, sugar and lime. The result: a blend of savoury, slightly spicy, and sweet flavours.
Transform your dining experience by marinating bite-sized chicken pieces in our array of Asian BBQ sauces, featuring regular, Hot & Spicy, and a Vegetarian option. These marinated chicken pieces can be stir-fried with bell peppers, snap peas, and carrots. For an extra layer of richness, aroma, and caramelization in your chicken stir-fry, consider incorporating our shallot sauce.
Popular sauce pairings
This is one of the essential sauces to keep in your kitchen. Its culinary applications are incredibly diverse, making it a fundamental ingredient in many dishes. It is used in seasoning fried rice, stir-fries and marinades for meats. Beyond that, soy sauce is the go-to companion for dumplings, sushi, and steamed or sautéed vegetables, enhancing their flavours and adding that distinctive savoury taste that's both salty and slightly tangy to your dishes.
In the case of dumplings, there is a specialised sauce that takes the lead—dumpling sauce. Its main ingredient is soy sauce but has an addition of vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, chilli and more. You can certainly whip it up yourself, but guess what? We've got a ready-made version for you here!
Sweet Chilli Sauce
This sauce is very versatile and goes well with seafood and deep fried foods such as crispy chicken, tempura or fried shrimp by adding a sweet-spicy kick to it. Another dish that this pairs well with is Zongzi, a traditional Chinese rice dish which consists of glutinous rice filled with various ingredients like meats, vegetables all wrapped in bamboo leaves and steamed. Zongzi tends to be rich and savoury and when paired with the Sweet Chilli Sauce's sweetness, coupled with a hint of spiciness, it creates a perfect balance that cuts through the dish's richness.
This sauce is the main element in Japanese Hot Pot or “nabe”, a cherished communal style of dining in Japan. It features a simmering pot of broth surrounded by thinly sliced meats, fresh vegetables, tofu, and sometimes seafood. Our Sukiyaki sauce not only serves as the flavorful base for this communal feast but also streamlines your cooking process, allowing you to focus on enjoying your meal. Typically, the sauce has a slight sweetness from ingredients like sugar and mirin, a sweet rice wine, along with a rich umami flavour from the soy sauce. What sets our Sukiyaki sauce apart is the unique addition of lemon, infusing a fresh aroma that enhances the overall experience.
Quality of Taipec’s Asian sauces
Our Asian sauces are carefully sourced and crafted to ensure that each bottle encapsulates the authentic flavours of Asia. We believe that sauces aren't just condiments but storytellers of cultural traditions passed down through generations. Our commitment to quality is our way of preserving and sharing these traditions with you.
Where do Taipec’s Asian sauces come from
Our Asian sauces originate from the heart of Asia, where culinary traditions flourished for centuries. We source premium ingredients and ensure the authenticity of each sauce. These sauces carry the essence of regional recipes and their roots are often deeply intertwined with the culture and history of their place of origin.
To create truly authentic Asian-inspired meals, the combination of our sauces and seasonings is key. Many of our sauces serve more than one duty, enhancing your dishes as both cooking ingredients and finishing touches for drizzling or dipping. If you're eager to discover how this dynamic duo can elevate your culinary creations, be sure to explore our blog on seasonings for invaluable insights and inspiration.
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