Sweet and Sour Stir-Fry Sauce

Sweet And Sour Stir Fry Sauce


This delicious balance of sweet and sour will perk up any stir-fry.
  • Serves: 2
  • Active Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
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Step 1: Preparing the Sweet & Sour Sauce

• 4 tbsp chicken stock
• 1 1/2 tsp dark (black) soy sauce
• 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
• 1 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
• 1 1/2 tbsp ketchup
• 3/4 tbsp sugar
• 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
• 1 1/8 tsp cornstarch
• 1/4 tsp kosher salt


To prepare the sauce, mix all of the ingredients together, making sure that the cornstarch has completely dissolved. Set aside.

Note: Each stir-fry portion normally takes about 2 to 3 tablespoons of sauce. Scale the recipe to suit your needs. This sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days.


  • Darren S
    Darren S
    Is black soy sauce the same as dark soy sauce? This recipe seems to mention black and plain. Is the plain light soy sauce?
  • Kimberley S Rouxbe Staff
    Kimberley S
    Yes, black soy sauce is the same as dark soy sauce. It is darker, richer, thicker and slightly sweeter than soy sauce. Plain soy sauce is the lighter type. Cheers!

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