This no cook tasty 3 ingredient stir fry sauce is your weeknight timesaver! It's made with simple pantry ingredients and whips up in a couple minutes. Make as little or as much as you need and customize it to be sweet, spicy - or both.
Use this sauce make this Air Fryer Stir Fry!
Satisfy your cravings for Asian inspired cuisine with this versatile sauce.
This easy sauce is a simple recipe you can have ready in just a couple minutes.
You will love making your own sauce because you can make the perfect amount needed for your family.
This homemade sauce can be used in a lot of way, so double the recipe to have it on hand for a healthy stir fry and to dip your egg rolls.
The addicting flavor will not disappoint!
Related: Asian Dipping Sauce Recipe
Hoisin sauce - hoisin sauce is a rich, thick sauce with a salty and sweet flavor. It is my go-to for all my stir fries and other Asian dishes.
Soy sauce - I consider this an essential ingredient for this recipe, so don't skip it! like low sodium soy sauce. There are other options to choose from like light or dark soy sauce. Teriyaki sauce is also a good substitute, but some versions are very sweet. If you're unfamiliar with the taste of a particular bottle, check the sugar content on the label to see how much sugar or carbs are in it.
Coco aminos are a great low sodium substitute for soy sauce. It's similar in taste and is gluten free, dairy free, and soy free.
Sesame oil - the nutty flavor in sesame oil really works well in stir fry. It also helps to coat the other ingredients while being stir fried.
This recipe is delicious with just these few simple ingredients. But it's easy to make some variations to make it even more interesting!
Add a little bit of these optional add-ins to personalize your sauce:
- Brown sugar or maple syrup
- Red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, chili garlic paste, sriracha
- Fresh ginger and fresh garlic - grated
- Rice vinegar
- Fish sauce
- Oyster sauce
You can use different methods to mix up the sauce:
Method 1: Add all ingredients to a small bowl. Stir vigorously with a whisk until well combined.
Method 2: Add all ingredients to a mason jar. Close lid tightly and shake until well combined.
Method 3: Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until well combined.
I like to double the recipe and use a mason jar to store the leftovers for another day.
Use as a marinade for meats and vegetables.
Use as a dipping sauce for gyoza, pot stickers, and egg rolls.
Have your ingredients prepped: slice and cut meat and vegetables, mix any sauces together and have them ready to go.
To make a chicken stir fry you'll need bite sized pieces of chicken breast or thighs. The best vegetables to try are bell peppers of any color. They hold up well to high heat cooking. Broccoli, onions, carrots, corn, mushrooms and snow peas are also great tasting. If you prefer a beef stir fry, try a top sirloin that's been thinly sliced. A great way to serve it is with some hot cooked white rice or noodles, sprinkled with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.
How to store
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Freeze for up to three months.
Thaw in the refrigerator or at room temperature.
More Condiments and sauces to try
- Cajun Red Gravy
- White Sausage Gravy
- Hawaiian Brown Gravy
- Southern White Gravy
- Authentic Enchilada Sauce
- Hot Honey Sauce
More Asian Inspired recipes
- Asian Cabbage Crunch Salad
- Instant Pot Lo Mein with Pork
- Sheet Pan Chicken Bok Choy
- Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken
- Ramen Noodles with Beef
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3 Ingredient Stir Fry Sauce
- ⅓ cup Hoisin sauce
- ¼ cup soy sauce low sodium
- ¼ cup sesame oil
- You can use different methods to mix up the sauce:
- Add all ingredients to a small bowl. Stir vigorously with a whisk until well combined.
- Add all ingredients to a mason jar. Close lid tightly and shake until well combined.
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until well combined.
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