All recipes are for 2 servings unless noted. Oil is canola oil and salt is kosher salt.


Chijimi dipping sauce / dipping sauce for jijigmae Korean savory pancakes

A dipping sauce with fresh lemon juice goes well with any jijimgae.

40 calories per serving (whole recipe); 1.7 g protein; 0.8 g fat; 6.1 g carbohydrate; 5.7 g net carbs; 461 mg sodium (with 50% reduced-sodium soy sauce; 917 mg with regular soy sauce); 0 mg cholesterol; 0.4 g fiber

1 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
1/2 small lemon or 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp Korean red pepper flakes or powder
1/2 toasted sesame seeds


Mix all ingredients.

  • To be sodium savvy, add 2 tsp kobudashi (soak a small kombu kelp piece in water) or water, and use 2-3 tsp dipping sauce per serving.

(Last updated: January 25, 2014)

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