Yuzu Ponzu

A recipe from Emeril Lagasse, from the 2007 Classic in Aspen. Emeril Lagasse: Lettuce WrapsPlus: More Appetizer Recipes and Tips

1 cup


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • One 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, sliced 1/8 inch thick

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Juice of 1 orange

  • 6 tablespoons bottled yuzu ponzu sauce

  • 1/3 cup bottled yuzu juice or fresh lime juice


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a small nonreactive saucepan and bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool completely before serving.

Make Ahead

The Yuzu Ponzu can be refrigerated, covered, for up to 2 months.

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