XO sauce is noted for its ability to deliver an umami-rich hit to Chinese food. Made from dried shrimps, scallops and chillies, it is a textured condiment with a distinctive savoury flavour. The phrase ‘XO’ implies costly and luxurious. Traditionally, Hong Kong restaurants each made their own version of XO sauce, keeping their recipes a closely guarded secret. Serve it as a dipping sauce with dim sum dumplings or use it in stir-fried dishes such as fried rice.
Lee Kum Kee was founded by a cook from Guangdong village who discovered oyster sauce in 1888. Known for the range and quality of its Chinese sauces, the company is now a global brand, widely used in Chinese restaurants around the world.
Ingredients: soybean oil, dried shrimps (15%), dried scallops (10%), chilli peppers, shallots, dehydrated garlic, yeast extract (yeast extract, water, salt), sugar, salt, spices, flavour enhancers (E631, E627).
Allergy Advice: for allergens, see ingredients listed in bold. May contain traces of sesame, dairy, wheat and peanuts.
Storage: refrigerate after opening.
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