Skip the bottles from the store, making stir fry sauce at home is so easy!
This easy recipe is perfect as chicken, shrimp or beef and your favorite vegetables for a quick and easy meal.
Homemade is the best!
- This stir fry sauce recipe is versatileeasy and full of flavor.
- Adjust it to your taste – add some heat or a little extra sweetness if you like!
- This sauce can be topped with stir-fries, heated and served over rice, or used as a marinade for beef or pork.
- Prepare it and keep it in the fridge for easy meals!
Stir Fry Sauce Ingredients
- Garlic & Ginger: Fresh garlic and ginger add the best flavor. substitute garlic powder and ground ginger if needed.
- Chicken Broth: Stock or chicken stock adds depth and flavor, while a little water keeps the sauce from being too salty.
- Soy sauce: Essential for umami or savory taste. I prefer low sodium so this stir fry sauce recipe is not too salty. If using regular soy sauce, use a little less and add extra water.
- Brown sugar: This sweetens the sauce slightly, you can add more as desired. Use honey or maple syrup as substitutes.
Variations – Don’t be afraid to add a little extra “zing” like cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes, or even a squeeze of sriracha.
How to make Stir Fry Sauce
This stir-fry sauce recipe is so easy, just shake and enjoy!
- Combine all ingredients in the recipe below in a jar with a tight lid and shake to mix.
- Refrigerate for up to one week.
- It’s perfect with almost any protein, from beef stir fry to tofu, chicken or shrimp.
- Use this easy stir-fry sauce with any variety of stir-fry vegetables – try broccoli, mushrooms, onion, peppers, carrots or peas/peas.
- Whisk the sauce over medium-high heat in a small pan until thickened and pour over a bowl of rice or pasta as an easy side dish.
- The cornstarch will settle to the bottom. Shake the jar vigorously to re-mix before use.
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Stir the sauce
This Stir Fry Sauce uses simple ingredients and is ready in minutes!
In a jar with a tight lid, mix all the ingredients. Shake well to mix.
Keeps in the fridge for up to 1 week. Shake very well before use.
To use the Stir-Fry Sauce
To make fritters, cook the meat and vegetables in a large pan with a little oil.
Move the meat and vegetables to one side of the pan and pour the desired amount of stir fry sauce on the empty side. Let it simmer until it thickens.
Mix well with the meat and vegetables and serve.
- The cornmeal will settle to the bottom of the jar. Shake the jar vigorously to re-mix before use.
- Use fresh ginger and garlic if possible, the taste is much better.
- Add sriracha or chili flakes for a little heat.
- For a thicker sauce, add additional cornstarch or create a slurry.
- To thicken the sauce more, combine equal parts cornstarch and water and gradually add to simmering sauce while stirring.
Serving: 1cup | Calories: 198 | Carbohydrates: 33G | Protein: 6G | Fat: 5G | Saturated fat: 1G | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 2250mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 1G | Sugar: 20G | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary depending on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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