All-purpose Stir-fry Sauce (brown Garlic Sauce)

All-purpose Stir-fry Sauce (brown Garlic Sauce)

15 reviews, 4.1 star(s). 73% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

When adding soy sauce, start with less than half the amount and slowly add more to taste. Using vegetable broth makes this vegetarian.

"I cooked some stew meat ahead and added the meat, some sugar snap peas, carrots and pineapple, topped rice with that! yum! the sauce is great. I substituted evoo for the other oils, but everything else the same. thanks!"


2/3 cup Soy sauce
1/2 cup Chicken broth
1/3 cup rice wine
3 1/2 tablespoons Sugar
1 tablespoon Sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon White pepper
2 tablespoons Cooking oil
1 tablespoon Garlic; minced
1 tablespoon ginger; minced
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1/4 cup Water

Original recipe makes 4



In a bowl, combine soy sauce, broth, rice wine, sugar, sesame oil and white pepper.

Dissolve the cornstarch in 1/4 cup water.

Heat a pan over high heat; add the cooking oil, swirling to coat; add the garlic and ginger; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 15 seconds.

Add the soy sauce mixture; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 minute.

Add the cornstarch solution and cook, stirring, until the sauce boils and thickens.

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Gjoelson 2y ago

kgyl 2y ago

I used this recipe but I tweeked a bit to my liking,my family myself enjoyed it several times
Tone36 3y ago

Great sauce. I used honey instead of sugar. Marinated sliced chicken in sauce until ready to cook. Stir fried drain chicken and onion, then added sauce and vegetables (carrot, celery, Chinese greens and mushrooms)
lindaward1 3y ago

diris76 3y ago

Delicious!!!! A must try :)
SummerGirl13 3y ago

I like to use the low sodium soy sauce, and love the fresh ginger flavor.
rsearer 3y ago

solid sauce. if anything, a little heavy on the soy sauce. next time I will try it with some oyster sauce to balance the flavor!
irishmick79 4y ago

This was absolutely delicious! I substituted white wine vinegar because i didnt have any rice wine but it still came out great! My husband was scraping his plate and wanted more... I will definitely make this again!!!
EricaCimini 4y ago

Excellent recipe! I used this sauce with Chicken and some Frozen Asian vegetables. It was easy, fast, and the white pepper absolutely made the sauce. Delicious! Thanks for posting.
paigehuff 5y ago

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