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Soy Sauce Substitute

Our Test Kitchen developed this alternative to store-bought soy sauce. Its color and flavor will make you think it’s the real thing. But it's lower in sodium than both regular soy sauce and the low-sodium variety.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    about 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark molasses
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, dissolve bouillon in boiling water. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Pour into a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator. Shake well before using.
Nutrition Facts
1 tablespoon: 11 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 222mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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