Rachel's Wasabi Cocktail Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Rachel's Wasabi Cocktail Sauce Recipe
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Rachel's Wasabi Cocktail Sauce

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"This is cocktail sauce with a kick. You have to like wasabi to enjoy this. We really make this with double the wasabi, but thought it might be too much for some people. Start with a little and add until you get the flavor you like. If you add too much just increase the ketchup."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, wasabi paste, lemon juice and ketchup. Chill until using, or use immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 12, 2007

This is very much like Super Al's Cocktail Sauce from this website (which we LOVE) except for the wasabi instead of horseradish. We upped the wasabi for a little more bite and it was a perfect balance with the sweetness. Keep cookin', Rachel! ;)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 17, 2007

just a hint Here is the sauce I use and it does not use ketchup: 1 1/2 tablespoons wasabi powder 2tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons sour cream 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/2 tablespoon Tabasco sauce (or to taste) 1 green onion, white and part of green,finely minced salt and pepper Growing up in New England and having seafood and seafood sauces my whole life, I did not much like this sauce. I was a bit hesitant to use ketchup anyway, to me ketchup is cheap and not worthy of good seafood. Personal opinion, but sorry, I did not like this. Will not attempt again.

Jun 15, 2007

Too sweet and not enough wasabi. Have had much better recipes from this site.

Aug 01, 2007

My first time using wasabi, and I found out that I love it! The recipe is perfect as is, but after mixing up the sauce, I tripled the wasabi! I will make a double batch of this for a family party this weekend when I make a crab dip. Thanks for sharing, Rachel!

May 03, 2008

This is a "great recipe" especially when using real wasabi rhizome (not the standard coloured horseradish). Once you've tried it and have the flavour experience of your life, you wont ever compromise again!

Jul 26, 2007

Just wanted to update-I served this with beer-boiled shrimp to a group of "Potter-heads" for a Harry Potter party, and it was the first thing consumed! Just a superb recipe, Rachel--I would not change one thing about it. 7/11/07: Served this on a block of creme cheese with crackers at my 4th of July party--was a big hit. Used lime juice. Perfect just as written.

Nov 14, 2006

Absolutely awesome! I usually make my own cocktail with ketchup and horseradish, but the wasabi in this is going to go great with the Asain inspired dinner I am serving. I, too, doubled the wasabi and even added a bit of regular horseradish.

Jul 15, 2007

I doubled the wasabi as suggested by the submitter. Great kick; great flavor. Had it with a dinner of Asian Orange Chicken and Asian Coconut Rice, both from Allrecipes. Thanks for sharing your recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 34 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 338 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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