Homemade Stir Fry Sauce
When it comes to preparing authentic Chinese recipes, you can’t miss the savory stir fry sauce, a building block in Chinese and Asian stir-fries. Stir frying is a cooking technique you need to master and I will teach you the tips and secret ingredients to make the best Asian stir fry sauce.
How To Make Stir Fry Sauce
Making homemade stir fry sauce or “brown sauce” is easier than you think. It calls for only a few ingredients: oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, water, and corn starch. The corn starch thickens the sauce, so the stir fry sauce clings to the meat, and every bite is bursting with deep flavors. Corn starch is an important ingredient; it’s also used to “velvet” the protein in stir-fries, for example: chicken, pork, beef, fish or shrimp, etc. for the authentic flavors and textures in Chinese cooking.
So Many Uses
To showcase my stir fry sauce, I made this healthy, delicious and absolutely colorful Chicken with Broccoli and Carrots. This recipe is the epitome of a perfect Chinese stir fry dish; the taste is subtle yet utterly scrumptious. Master this easy stir fry sauce recipe and you can cook just about anything and the end result will always be better than your neighborhood Chinese takeout restaurants.
Chinese Cooking Tips and Techniques
An authentic Chinese stir fry dish should never be doused in too much sauce; the sauce should barely cling to the ingredients. For the best results, you have to mix the ingredients of the stir fry sauce in a small bowl before using. Before adding the sauce into the stir fry, quickly stir it so nothing settles at the bottom of the bowl. Also, you don’t want to use too much corn starch as you don’t want a thick and gooey sauce. Spatula plays a very important role in the cooking process. Use it to continuously stir and toss the ingredients in a back and forth motions.
Recipes To Use Stir Fry Sauce With:
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