This Asian-inspired sauce is a combination of black bean-garlic sauce, scallion, rice vinegar and crushed red pepper. It's a salty-spicy sauce to drizzle on sautéed fish or chicken, or use it as a dipping sauce for grilled vegetables. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011

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  • Combine black bean-garlic sauce, scallion, vinegar, water, oil and crushed red pepper in a small bowl.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Note: Black bean-garlic sauce, a savory, salty sauce used in Chinese cooking, is made from fermented black soybeans, garlic and rice wine. Find it in the Asian-foods section of most supermarkets or at Asian markets. Refrigerate for up to 1 year.

Nutrition Facts

18 calories; 1.4 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 318 mg sodium. 5 mg potassium; 1.1 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 0.3 g protein; 39 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mcg folate; 1 mg calcium;