CHamoru dipping sauce


  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar (or juice from 2 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green or white onions
  • 3 small red peppers, crushed

Combine all ingredients and stir. Serve this sauce with any CHamoru meal. It can be spooned over food, or used as a dipping sauce.

By Violet G. Sykes

Editor’s note: This recipe is from Lepblon Fina’tinas Para Guam: Guam Cookbook, 1985. Reprinted with permission from Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Y Inetnon Famalao’an* (Women’s Association).

* Y Inetnon Famalao’an was a women’s organization composed of cabinet wives and women executives in the government of Guam.