Finding The Right All-Purpose Soy Sauce

Finding The Right All-Purpose Soy Sauce

In cooking, no matter how simple or festive the dishes are, it is important to look at the quality of the ingredients—from the freshness of the meat and vegetables to the fineness of the herbs, spices, and seasonings. Quality is the key to making every meal delectable.

Soy sauce, for instance, a primary cooking ingredient, does a lot of wonders to food. For that reason, it is important to always use a high-quality brand. In choosing your soy sauce, you must look at how it was made: naturally-brewed or chemically-produced.

Chemically-produced soy sauce brands are made from several ingredients such as corn syrup, salt, caramel coloring, and other additives. While it adds saltiness and color to dishes, it doesn’t automatically bring out the savory flavors in food.

On the other hand, naturally-brewed soy sauce unleashes all the natural flavors of the other ingredients in your dish while enhancing its color and saltiness. This is what Kikkoman does to your food.

Kikkoman Soy Sauce has been in the market since the early 1900’s. Being an all-purpose soy sauce, it is the perfect partner in creating dishes with a flavorful harmony—a perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami flavors.


Cooking with Kikkoman provides limitless possibilities. You can use it to marinate meats for frying or for grilling. It also works great as a dipping sauce for these fried and grilled dishes. You can mix it with calamansi or vinegar or even just a pinch of sugar for a yummy sauce. It is also your main ingredient for scrumptious Asian dishes such as Teriyaki, Korean Beef Stew, Hong Kong Chicken, Stir-Fried Noodles, Hainan Chicken, and of course, our very own Adobo.

Kikkoman Soy Sauce is also very useful in improving the color and flavors of various soups. It is the perfect ingredient to lend a little extra taste and an enticing color to mushroom and vegetable soups, while just a few small teaspoons of it can unleash the superb savoriness of seafood in your chowder.

And just because soy sauce originated in Asia doesn’t mean that it can only be used for Asian recipes. It works perfectly well with recipes from all around the world. For umami-rich pasta, you can add a dash of Kikkoman Soy Sauce to your tomato-based or cream-based pasta.  It also adds flavor to salads and salad dressings. Salsa, citrus, and Caesar salads are just among the many salads you can create with Kikkoman.

There are endless possibilities with Kikkoman Soy Sauce. Turn your Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and of course Filipino dishes into something extraordinary with Kikkoman. You can also try it with Italian, French, Spanish, American, Persian, Thai dishes and more. Even ordinary rice can be made more special by adding a few drops of Kikkoman, turning an Asian staple into something that can be eaten by itself.

A meal can be so much more with the right ingredient. Sometimes, that right ingredient, that key to unlocking all the best in a dish, can be found in the obvious.




Disclaimer: This post is the official Press Release by Kikkoman. The author of this blog is not responsible to any of the content above

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