Ponzu is a traditional citrus-based sauce that is commonly used as a condiment, sauce, or flavoring. It is made by mixing together soy sauce, citrus, and aromatics to create a harmonious blend of umami, acid, salt, and sweetness. Ponzu has a refreshing flavor that pairs well with a wide variety of foods. Ponzu is classically paired with for sushi, sashimi, and tempura. A dash of ponzu in broths such as hot pot or ramen improves them greatly. Yuzu ponzu and sudachi ponzu are made using their respective fruits to yield a sauces that are distinct but equally delicious.