Lemon-Soy Dressing (Ponzu)

Tart lemon nicely balances the flavor of soy sauce in this simple dip. Serve with a classic Shabu-Shabu, or Asian grilled meats.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 Chinese dried mushroom
  • ⅔ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. rice vinegar


  • Soak the dried mushroom in warm water for 20 minutes to soften. Squeeze out the excess water and slice.
  • Combine all the ingredients. Remove the dried mushroom slices before serving. The sauce will last for several days if stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.