Lee Kum Kee

Lee Kum Kee Premium Light Soy Sauce

Lee Kum Kee Premium Light Soy Sauce is great for seasoning and its "Xian Wei' (Umami) will uplift the taste of any dishes with a fuller and richer flavour.

What is the difference between light and dark soy sauce? Light Soy Sauce is great for adding savoury and umami flavour to the dish while Dark Soy Sauce is ideal for adding a rich and natural deep colour to enhance the appearance of the dish. They complement each other and in Chinese cuisine, both Soy Sauces are commonly used together.

Made with non-GMO soy beans
Naturally Fermented
No added MSG
No added preservatives
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans

It can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce, in stir-fries, dressing and in a sauce mix. It is complimentary with any ingredients and adds savoury notes to your cooking. It is also an ideal sauce for adding umami flavour to Vegan/Vegetarian meals.

Marinade Sauce-gravy Seasoning Stir-fry

Key Ingredients*: Water, Salt, Soybeans 11%, Sugar, Wheat Flour

*If you would like the full ingredients list, please contact us.

Allergens in bold.

Typical values

Per Serving 1 tsp (approx.


19.6 kJ (4.6 kcal)

   of which saturates

< 0.1 g

< 0.1 g

   of which sugars

0.7 g

0.5 g


0.39 g


0.86 g

  • For seasoning, add a tablespoon at a time for every 200g of ingredients until it builds up to the taste you desire.
  • It could also be used in dressing and sauce mix, visit our recipe page for more inspiration!

What’s the Difference between Light Soy Sauce and Dark Soy Sauce?

Premium Light Soy Sauce
Premium Dark Soy Sauce
Use for its taste as a seasoning and marinade
Use for its colour, normally for adding a deep colour to noodle dishes and meat stew or casseroles
Delicate soy bean taste, with xian wei (umami), savoury
With a sweet hint of soy bean taste as its main purpose is for colour.
Xian soy bean aroma
Lighter in colour, reddish brown, clear
Deeper in colour, very dark brown
Thicker and clingy

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