Sweet Aromatic Soy Sauce

Fu Zhi Jiang You 復制醬油

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By Fuchsia Dunlop

Published 2012

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This sweetened, spiced soy sauce is the secret ingredient in the glorious, garlicky dressing used for Sichuanese Wontons, as well as salady ingredients such as cucumber and cooked broad beans. It’s easy to make and keeps indefinitely.


  • 100 ml light or tamari soy sauce
  • cinnamon stick or a pie


Put the soy sauce into a saucepan with 200 ml water and bring to a boil. Add the spices and ginger, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. You should end up with about 100