Top 10 Sweet Soy Sauce In Malaysia

Rice top with fried egg and added with some sweet soy sauce is one of the most classic, simple yet delicious dishes. One of the keys to make it tasty is an excellent sweet soy sauce. Sweet soy sauce originates from Indonesia where it is known as ‘kecap manis’. Sweet soy sauce originally has a very thick consistency which mainly functions as a dipping sauce or to be added as an ingredient into marinades and dishes, but there is also sweet soy sauce that has thinner consistency.

As the name indicates, it has an addictive sweet and umami taste with just a hint of saltiness. It also has a very appetizing smell that complements most food. This sauce is usually made using fermented paste of boiled black soybeans, roasted grain, sugar, salt, and water. Aside from white sugar, some sweet soy sauce also contains palm sugar for it to have a deep caramel flavor.

Here are some of the best sweet soy sauces you can buy in Malaysia.

1. Habhal’s Cap Kipas Udang Sweet Soy Bean Sauce

Habhals Cap Kipas Udang Sweet Soy Bean Sauce
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Habhal’s Cap Kipas Udang Sweet Soy Bean Sauce is made with the best soy beans and has a distinct sweet flavour that adds umami to your recipes. It is not only high in vitamin A and other minerals, but it is also cholesterol-free and a good source of protein for your body.

Ingredients: Soya Bean Extract, Caramel, Sugar, Salt, Wheat Flour, Monosodium Glutamate, and Sodium Benzoate.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 345 ml, 645 ml and 1.9 Liter

Price: RM5.80 (345 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

2. Life Sweet Soya Sauce

Life Sweet Soya Sauce
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Life Sweet Soya Sauce is a thick soy sauce with balanced , smooth sweetness. It goes well with other food and is easy to incorporate into your dishes. You can use it to make braised chicken, soups and stews. It will also make your dishes have a sweet fragrance of soy sauce.

Ingredients: No

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 345 ml and 645 ml

Price: RM6.50 (345 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

3. Jalen Sweet Soy Sauce

Jalen Sweet Soy Sauce
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Jalen Sweet Soy Sauce is unquestionably superior. Because of its distinct flavour, each dish becomes more flavorful and tasty! This sweet soy sauce has an excellent consistency and sweetness. It is only made with high-quality ingredients with a natural flavour. Try it out right now!

Ingredients: Water, Soybean, Sugar, Salt, Caramel E150, Wheat Flour, Flavour Enhancer E621, Acetic Acid E260, Preservative E211, Contains Soy, Wheat And Sulphur Dioxide.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 325 ml, 650 ml, 2 Liter, 5 Liter and 27 Liter

Price: RM3.62 (325 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

4. Lee Kum Kee Sweet Soy Sauce

Lee Kum Kee Sweet Soy Sauce
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Lee Kum Kee Sweet Soy Sauce is made with high-quality soybeans and wheat flour. It’s wonderful for topping casserole rice and stir-fried noodles because of its full-bodied flavour and beautiful colour. It can also be used to dip rice buns, dumplings, and dim sum.

Ingredients: Water, Sugar, Salt, Contains Permitted Colour (Caramel), Soybeans, Wheat Flour, Permitted Flavour Enhancers (Monosodium Glutamate, Disodium 5’-Inosinate, Disodium 5’-Guanylate), High Fructose Corn Syrup. Contains Soybeans, Wheat.

Country of Origin: China

Size Available: 410 ml

Price: RM7.15

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

5. HW Cap Ayam Sweet Soy Sauce

HW Cap Ayam Sweet Soy Sauce
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HW Cap Ayam Sweet Soy Sauce is a classic favourite for the Borneons when it comes to soy sauce. It still has its iconic red top with a convenient plastic bottle. This soy sauce has just the right texture, consistency and flavour to complement your dishes. 

Ingredients: Soy Beans, Wheat, Sugar, Caramel Syrup, Salt and Permitted Preservatives.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 330 ml, 630 ml and 1.3 Liter

Price: RM6.00 (330 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

6. ABC Sweet Soy Sauce

ABC Sweet Soy Sauce
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ABC Sweet Soy Sauce has multi-purpose applications and exotic ingredients native only to the tropical islands of Java. Many famous chefs throughout the world consider this thick and rich sauce to be a “magical” ingredient, and it is immensely popular among consumers looking for a tasty and flexible sauce.

Ingredients: Palm sugar, Soy Extract (Water, Salt, Soybean, Wheat), Water, Salt, Sodium Benzoate, Acidity Regulator, Stabilizer. Contains: Soy, Wheat and Sulphites.

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Size Available: 135 ml, 275 ml, 520 ml and 620 ml

Price: RM4.89 (275 ml)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

7. Mahsuri Hot Sweet Soy Sauce

Mahsuri Hot Sweet Soy Sauce
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Mahsuri Hot Sweet Sauce is a spicy sweet sauce that adds a kick to any dish. So if you love a sweet soy sauce with a kick of spiciness, this product is great for you! The dark caramel color and sweet spicy notes will add flavor to your dishes. It’s a great sauce for dipping, cooking, and marinating.

Ingredients: Sugar, Water, Soy Sauce (Water, Salt, Soybeans, Wheat Flour), Colour (Caramel), Salt, Flavour Enhancer (Monosodium Glutamate), Flavour.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 410 ml and 745 ml

Price: RM5.45 (410 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

8. Adabi Sweet Soy Sauce

Adabi Sweet Soy Sauce
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To maintain the uniqueness of its flavour, Adabi Sweet Soy Sauce is made only with high-quality soy beans. It can be used to add taste to foods, used as a dipping sauce. or added into your marinade. This soy sauce has been approved by the JAKIM as Halal.

Ingredients: Soybean Extract (17%) (Soybean (70%), Water, Salt, Wheat Flour), RO Water, Salt, Sugar, Caramel, Preservative (Sodium Benzoate (E211), Flavour Enhancer (Monosodium Glutamate (E621).

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 340 ml and 485 ml

Price: RM4.00 (340 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

9. Enaq Sweet Soy Sauce

Enaq Sweet Soy Sauce
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Enaq Sweet Soy Sauce is a sweet soy sauce derived from fermented soybeans and wheat. It is a delicious condiment which can be used as it is or incorporated into your cooking dishes. You can also serve it  with rice or as a side dish. Enjoy this sweet soy sauce soon!

Ingredients: Soya Bean Extract, Sugar, Salt, Caramel (Plant Origin-E150), Acetic Acid (E260), Inosinate & Guanylate (Flavour Enhancer from Plant Origin-E631 & E627), Sodium Benzoate (Preservative-E211).

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 60 ml, 355 ml, 655 ml and 2 Liter

Price: RM7.95 (655 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

10. Sedaap Sweet Soy Sauce

Sedaap Sweet Soy Sauce
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Sedaap Sweet Soy Sauce is made with natural, high-quality soy beans that have been fermented naturally and triple filtered before being bottled in hygienic conditions. This sweet soy sauce has an amazing thickness and sweetness that can be easily paired up with any kind of dish.

Ingredients: Sugar, Coconut, Water, Soybean (Contains Wheat), Salt, Flavor Enhancers, Monosodium Glutamate, Preservative Sodium Benzoate.

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Size Available: 135 ml, 275 ml and 500 ml

Price: RM6.99 (275 ml bottle)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

Here are some tips on how to use a sweet soy sauce:

  • Add it as a marinade ingredient for meat and poultry.
  • Use it for stir-frying to add texture, flavor, and color.
  • Use it as a dipping sauce for dumplings, barbeque chicken and more!
  • Drizzle it over cooked barbeque meat or chicken for glazing purpose.

Note: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered, if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us [email protected] The sequence of brands is in no particular order.

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