Homemade stir fry sauce is incomparably better than take out. Save your money and a trip to the restaurant and whip it up at home in no time at all. It only takes 5 minutes from start to finish for the stir fry sauce to come together and the result is mouthwatering sauce with multidimensional rich flavors with dominant being sweet and savory, a classic asian cuisine combination that is perfectly balanced.
The key ingredient list for the sauce is pretty short: low sodium soy sauce, honey, chicken broth, cornstarch, sesame oil, rice vinegar and water.
The secondary players are garlic and freshly grated ginger, cashew nuts and an array of vegetables. The last but not least is your choice of proteins like chicken, shrimp, tofu, pork or beef. Soy sauce is the potent savory component with honey being the sweet, cornstarch aids to the wonderful texture. Aromatics like ginger and garlic really amp up the flavors and take the stir fry to the nest level. Cashew nuts add a wonderful creaminess and a delicious earthy taste.
This stir fry recipe using the stir fry sauce is extremely versatile. The best part is that you can use any of the vegetables and it will taste great. They serve like delicious and nutritious fillers rather that the powerful flavor ingredients. So throw in all the leftover, forgotten veggies that are sitting in the back of the fridge with no destination. Broccoli, mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots, zucchini, asparagus the sky is the limit for the veggie selection.
Making this stir fry is as easy as mixing all the ingredients for the sauce together and then adding it to your meats or tofu combined with veggies. Serve over rice or noodles for a comforting delicious meal.