Shacha sauce or paste is a condiment primarily used in , , and Taiwanese cuisines. It is made from soybean oil, garlic, shallots, , , and dried shrimp. It has a and slightly spicy taste.
The ingredient has multiple uses:
* as a base for soups
* as a rub for barbecued meats
* as a seasoning for stir fry dishes
* as a component for dipping sauces, for example as used in hot pot meals