If you're looking for a sauce that makes any vegetable or basic Buddha bowl taste amazing, then try out this recipe for Crack Sauce! This tahini soy dressing recipe is easy to make and will quickly become a staple in your kitchen.
Whenever I don't know what to make, I whip up this Crack Sauce recipe!
If you have no idea what Crack Sauce is, I understand.
Crack Sauce is a tahini soy dressing that seems to make anything you drizzle it on taste amazing...or like crack!
This crack sauce recipe was shared in my Plant Based Meal Prep for Beginners YouTube Video and everyone who tries it loves it as much as we do!
Let me walk you through how to make it!
What is Crack Sauce made of?
As I mentioned, this crack sauce is really just a tahini soy dressing.
So as you can guess, tahini and soy sauce are the main ingredients!
I'm sure you already have the other ingredients on hand as well.
As you can see from the ingredients, this tahini soy dressing is an Asian-inspired sauce as it contains ingredients that are commonly used in Asian cuisine.
Thankfully, all of these ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store!
Simply look in the international aisle or the condiments aisle.
Fresh ginger and garlic will be in the produce section.
What is Tahini?
Tahini is basically the sesame seed version of peanut butter.
It's a middle eastern condiment that is made from raw or toasted hulled sesame seeds that have been ground into a smooth, ideally runny, butter or sauce.
It can be served by itself as a dip or sauce or added to other ingredients to create popular dishes such as hummus or baba ganoush.
Which Brand of Tahini is Best?
My first taste of tahini was less than enjoyable.
I thought it tasted super bitter!
Looking back, I guessing the brand of tahini I tried out wasn't the best.
Now, however, I could drink good quality tahini by the glassful!
Thankfully, good brands of tahini are easier to come by now.
You should be able to find tahini at:
- Your local grocery store
- An International market/grocery store
However, there are so many brands of tahini that I have yet to try which I'm sure are amazing!
For an easy to find tahini, there is always Simple Truth Organic Tahini as well.
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How to Make Crack Sauce / Tahini Soy Dressing
This crack sauce/tahini dressing couldn't be easier to make.
- Start by gathering the ingredients.
- Grate your fresh ginger and mince the garlic.
- Combine everything, except for the water, in a jar and stir well to combine.
- Stir in water, a splash at a time, until the dressing reaches your desired consistency.
What to Eat with Tahini Soy Dressing
We love this dressing on anything and everything...hence the name Crack Sauce!
But if you need some meal inspiration, I'll share some ideas for how to serve this dressing below:
Thanks to rice vinegar and salt, this dressing should last up to a week in the fridge.
Simply make and store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
Towards the end of the week, smell it before using to make sure it hasn't gone off.
Crack Sauce Recipe (AKA The Best Tahini Dressing!)
- Add all of the ingredients (except for the water) to a glass jar and stir until combined.
- Add water to thin until the sauce reaches your desired consistency.
- Seal the jar and store the sauce in the fridge for up to a week.