stir fry sauce

Easy and Delicious Stir Fry Sauce with Garlic and Ginger

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The ultimate stir fry sauce

I have to share with you the absolute gem of a recipe that has transformed the way my family and I enjoy our garden vegetables. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you already know we have this abundant garden that provides us with an overwhelming amount of zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, tomatoes, and all sorts of other veggies. While we love the freshness, I must admit that sometimes even the most dedicated veggie lovers in my family would start to tire of the same old dishes.

But then, I stumbled upon this incredibly easy and mouthwatering stir-fry sauce, and it was like a culinary revelation. No more veggie fatigue in our household! The sauce is a magical blend of flavors that makes every stir-fried dish a burst of deliciousness. I can’t emphasize enough how much we adore this sauce – it’s become a staple in our kitchen, and it’s truly a game-changer.

What’s fantastic about this stir fry sauce is that it works wonders with any stir fry variation you can imagine. Whether it’s succulent chicken, tender beef, juicy shrimp, or a vibrant mix of vegetables, this sauce elevates every ingredient it touches. And trust me, it’s the perfect solution for those times when you’re wondering what to do with all those garden goodies.

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Summer picnic with Veggies and Stir fry sauce, savory zucchini bread, and squash pie.

How Hard is it to make?

I can’t stress enough how incredibly easy this stir fry sauce recipe is to make. Seriously, it’s as simple as tossing all the ingredients into a bowl or jar and giving it a good mix. No complicated steps or lengthy processes here – just add low sodium chicken or vegetable broth, low sodium soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, minced fresh ginger, minced garlic, cornstarch, and a dash of optional spiciness if you’re feeling adventurous. Then, whisk or shake it all together until everything is perfectly combined. That’s it! This fuss-free stir fry sauce is ready to infuse your meat and veggies with unbeatable flavor, making you feel like a culinary pro with minimal effort.

stir fry sauce

Easy and Delicious Garlic Ginger Stir Fry Sauce

Barbi Gardiner
Discover the ultimate solution to elevate your garden vegetables with the easy and delicious stir fry sauce. Transform abundant zucchinis, bell peppers, and more into culinary masterpieces that even picky eaters will love. This versatile homemade sauce features fresh ginger, garlic, and a touch of honey, ready for your favorite stir fry variations – chicken, beef, shrimp, or veggie. Make healthy and flavorful meals in minutes with this game-changing recipe. Gluten-free and vegan options included
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 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 a spicy kick)


  • Combine all the ingredients in a jar or bowl. Whisk or shake vigorously (using a jar with a tight-fitting lid) until everything is fully combined.
  • Use the sauce immediately or store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

To work this magic into your stir fry creation:

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a spacious skillet or wok.
  • Add your choice of protein (chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu, chickpeas, etc.) and cook until it's browned and nearly cooked through. Move the protein to a clean plate.
  • Add another tablespoon of oil to the pan, and then introduce 6 cups of chopped vegetables (think broccoli, snow peas, carrots, bell peppers, zucchini, asparagus - whatever tickles your taste buds). Stir fry until they're delightfully crisp-tender.
  • Reunite the protein with the veggies in the pan, and pour in 1 cup of the stir fry sauce (using the full recipe). Let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the sauce has thickened, ensuring everything is coated evenly.
  • Finally, serve your creation over a bed of cooked rice, and get ready to savor the amazing flavors.


For a gluten-free version, simply opt for gluten-free soy sauce, gluten-free tamari, or gluten-free coconut aminos.
If you're embracing a vegan lifestyle, swap out the chicken broth for vegetable broth and replace the honey with pure maple syrup.
Keyword stir fry, stir fry sauce
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