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Easy Stir Fry Sauce

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Chinese


If you’re looking for a simple and easy stir fry sauce recipe then you are going to flip for this sauce. With rice vinegar, garlic, brown sugar, and a few other ingredients you are going to have a flavorful sauce that is perfect for mixed vegetables or pork. 



  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)


To make ahead:

  1. Whisk stir fry sauce ingredients in a small bowl until smooth.
  2. Heat a saucepan to medium-high.
  3. Add sauce and heat until thickened, whisking as needed, about 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a storage container and refrigerate for up to 1 week.

To use immediately:

  1. Whisk sauce ingredients in a small bowl until smooth.
  2. Add to your favorite stir fry recipe as needed. Allow sauce to cook with your stir fry until thickened.

Keywords: dairy free, stir fry, takeout, homemade, sauce