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The Best Ever Stir Fry Sauce

This is the Best Ever Stir Fry Sauce and the only one you'll ever need! Use this simple and easy homemade stir fry sauce in all your favorite stir fry recipes. It goes great with chicken, beef, pork, shrimp, and vegetables. It's a healthy all-purpose sauce made with rice vinegar, ginger, garlic, and brown sugar. Can be spicy or not spicy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6 people
Calories 14 kcal


  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar garlic flavor
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes more or less according to your preference
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger shredded or minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch to thicken it a bit
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • Whisk everything except the cornstarch and water together in a small mixing bowl, set aside.
    mix ingredients in a small bowl
  • Prepare your stir fry (meats and vegetables). Be sure that the meats are cooked through and the vegetables are however you like them, usually crisp-tender. Pour the prepared sauce over the vegetables and heat for 1-2 minutes.
    a jar of the best stir fry sauce
  • If the sauce is too thin, make a slurry of 1 tablespoon cornstarch to 2 tablespoons water. Mix it together with a fork then stir the goo into your sauce and heat for another 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. The sauce will thicken up and be just fine.
    the best stir fry sauce
  • Serve hot over rice, cauliflower rice, or rice noodles.


Serve with your favorite stir fry recipe, such as garlic chicken stir fry or peanut chicken stir fry. Just substitute the sauce in the recipe for the sauce above.


Calories: 14kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword sauce, soy sauce, stir fry
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