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Homemade stir fry sauce in a jar next to a whisk and garlic cloves.
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The BEST Stir Fry Sauce

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The BEST easy Stir Fry Sauce Recipe! Use this simple homemade sauce in your favorite stir fry recipes - chicken, beef, shrimp, or vegetable stir fry. This healthy sauce is made with fresh ginger and garlic; you can make it spicy or not.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 79kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup low sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • crushed red pepper flakes, sriracha or sweet chili sauce optional, for spicy sauce

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a jar or bowl. Whisk or shake (with a tight fitting lid on the jar) until fully combined.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  • To use stir fry sauce to make stir fry: Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet or wok. Add 1 pound of protein (cubed chicken, sliced beef, shrimp, tofu, chickpeas, etc.) and cook until browned and almost cooked through. Transfer the protein to a clean plate. Add 1 more tablespoon of oil and 6 cups of chopped vegetables (broccoli, snow peas, carrots, bell peppers, zucchini, asparagus, etc.) to the pan. Stir fry until crisp-tender. Return your protein to the pan. Add 1 cup of stir fry sauce (this full recipe) and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened, stirring to evenly distribute the sauce. Serve over cooked rice.

Notes

  • To make gluten-free, use gluten-free soy sauce, gluten-free tamari, or gluten-free coconut aminos.
  • For vegan stir fry sauce use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and pure maple syrup instead of honey.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 cup | Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 719mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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