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a bowl of yum yum sauce with spoon inside

Yum Yum Sauce

A tangy, creamy, and easy to make Japanese Hibachi Sauce
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Japanese, Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 206kcal



  • 1 cup (230g) mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ¾ teaspoon paprika
  • salt to taste
  • pinch of cayenne pepper optional


  • In a bowl, whisk to combine all the ingredients.
  • Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to one week.
  • Recipe yields 1 cup / 8 servings.



  • Add more water if you prefer a thinner pourable sauce.
  • Skip the cayenne when making it for the kiddoes.
  • Add more paprika for a smokier flavor.
  • There are 7 WW Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg