15 Stir Fry Sauces

I’ve been test driving some stir fry sauces and modifying each one so it’s vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

RECIPE NOTES:
For all of these recipes – combine the ingredients in a small bowl, stir well and then gradually add to your stir fry.

LEMON STIR FRY SAUCE:
1/2 cup of lemon juice
2 teaspoons of lemon zest
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
2 tablespoons of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1/4 cup of sugar / sweetener

LEMON STIR FRY SAUCE II:
2/3 cup of vegetable stock
1 tablespoon of gluten-free cornstarch
1 tablespoon of sugar / sweetener
1 tablespoon of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
2 -3 tablespoons of lemon juice (to taste)

SOY SESAME STIR FRY SAUCE:
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
1/2 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
4 teaspoons of rice wine vinegar
4 teaspoons of toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons of hot red pepper flakes (optional)
2 teaspoons of sugar / sweetener

BASIC STIR FRY SAUCE:
2/3 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
1/3 cup rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons of sugar / sweetener
1 tablespoon of sesame oil
1 tablespoon of minced garlic
1 tablespoon of minced ginger
2 tablespoons of cornstarch

SWEET AND SOUR STIR FRY SAUCE:
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
1/4 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1/4 cup of rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon of hot red pepper flakes (optional)

SWEET AND SOUR STIR FRY SAUCE II:
1/2 cup of tomato sauce / ketchup
1/4 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
2 tablespoons of rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon of gluten-free cornflour

SWEET AND SOUR STIR FRY SAUCE III:
1/2 cup of white sugar / sweetener
1/4 cup brown sugar / sweetener
1/3 cup white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup of water
1/4 cup of pineapple juice (or an additional 1/4 cup of water)
1/4 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1/4 cup of tomato sauce / ketchup
2 tablespoons of gluten-free cornflour

HOT AND SOUR STIR FRY SAUCE:
1/2 cup of vegetable stock

1/4 cup of white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
4 teaspoons of sugar / sweetener
1 teaspoon of chilli paste

THAI STIR FRY SAUCE:
2/3 cup coconut milk

2 1/2 tablespoons of vegan fish sauce
3 1/2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1/3 to 1/2 teaspoons of dried crushed chili (optional)
2 1/2 teaspoons of brown sugar / sweetener

PEANUT STIR FRY SAUCE:
Gently heat ingredients in a saucepan (low heat)

1/4 cup of rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
4 teaspoons of natural peanut butter
1 teaspoon of honey / sweetener
2 tablespoons of water
1 teaspoon of crushed garlic

ORANGE STIR FRY SAUCE:
3/4 cup of orange juice

1 tablespoon of gluten-free cornflour
2 tablespoons of gluten-free hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon of vegan fish sauce
1 tablespoon of rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons of of brown sugar / sweetener
1 teaspoon of finely grated orange zest

ORANGE STIR FRY SAUCE II:
1/2 cup of orange juice

1/4 cup of water
1/4 cup of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
4 teaspoons of brown sugar / sweetener
1 spring onion, finely chopped

SPICY ORANGE STIR FRY SAUCE:
3/4 cup of orange juice

3 tablespoons of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1 tablespoon of gluten-free cornflour
2 teaspoons of finely grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon of minced ginger
1 teaspoons of sesame oil
1 large pinch of dried crushed red pepper (to taste)

ORANGE SESAME SZECHUAN STIR FRY SAUCE:
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
1 tablespoon rice vinegar or rice wine
1 tablespoon of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
1 teaspoon of grated orange zest
1 teaspoon of sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil
1 fresh red chili, finely chopped or 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes (to taste)

SPICY SZECHUAN STIR FRY SAUCE:
4 tablespoons of tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine or rice vinegar
2 teaspoons of gluten-free cornflour
1 teaspoon of sesame oil
1/2 cup of vegetable stock
2 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoon of spring onion, minced
1 tablespoon of fresh minced ginger
1 tablespoon of minced garlic
1 teaspoon of chili paste (optional but makes it spicy)

SOURCE: Adapted from Jennifer’s recipes on Food and Family

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