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Stir Fry Sauce

Stir Fry Sauce

  • Author: A Family Feast
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Category: sauce
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian


2 tablespoons peanut oil

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated fine

2 teaspoons fresh garlic, grated fine

½ teaspoon chili paste or red pepper flakes

½ cup good quality soy sauce

¾ cup low sodium chicken stock, homemade if possible

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 tablespoon sesame oil

2 teaspoons rice vinegar

¼ cup sherry

1 tablespoon corn starch


In a wok, saute pan or sauce pan, heat oil over medium high and once hot, add ginger, garlic and chili and cook for one minute.

Add soy sauce, chicken stock, sugar, sesame oil and rice vinegar and bring to a low boil.

Mix sherry with corn starch to form a slurry and add to the liquid and cook until thickened, less than 30 seconds.

Remove, cool and keep refrigerated until needed up to two weeks.

Keywords: homemade stir fry sauce, stir fry sauce from scratch, stir fry sauce