How do I substitute regular soy sauce or low-sodium soy sauce

I have a recipe that calls for low-sodium soy sauce but I only have regular soy sauce. I was wondering if I could just add water to the regular soy sauce.

  • Posted by: Snhelly
  • February 22, 2016


Davidee March 11, 2020
Yup, I add half water. So if the recipe calls for 2 Tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce, exchange it for 1 Tablespoon regular soy and one Tablespoon water....
Susan W. February 22, 2016
Depending on what you are making, I wouldn't add water. I never use low salt soy. You could just use a little less.

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Fredrik B. February 22, 2016
I'm pretty sure it doesn't matter.
Low-sodium tastes a bit less salty and may or may not be healthier for you depending on whether or not reducing your salt-intake will benefit you personally. At most, perhaps use a little less, if you think the saltiness will be overpowering.
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