Asian Sauces

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Lolly St John

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@lolstjohn

So many people don't attempt making asian dishes because the sauces are too complex. Here is a list of sauces you can make without stress. I have listed them in the "Directions" sections so as to not copy/paste so many times. :)

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Ingredients

ingredients are listed in the directions.:)

How to Make Asian Sauces

Step-by-Step

  • 1Asian Sauces

    Orange Sauce for Stir Fry
    1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 1/2 tablespoons water
    5 tablespoons sugar
    5 tablespoons white vinegar
    1 orange, zest of

    General Tao’s Sauce
    1/4 cup cornstarch
    3 tablespoons water
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon ginger
    1/2 cup chicken stock
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/4 cup good-quality soy sauce
    3 tablespoons white vinegar
    4 red chilies or use Pepper flakes (optional)

    Stir fry Sauce
    2/3 cup soy sauce
    1/2 cup chicken broth
    1/3 cup rice wine
    3 1/2 tablespoons sugar
    1 tablespoon sesame oil
    1/4 teaspoon white pepper
    2 tablespoons cooking oil
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1 tablespoon minced ginger
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/4 cup water

    Sweet and Sour Sauce
    1/4 cup ketchup
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/4 cup vinegar
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
    3/4 cup pineapple juice or 3/4 cup water (I use pineapple juice)
    2 teaspoons oil

    Mongolian Grill Sauce
    1 teaspoon olive oil or 1 teaspoon canola oil
    1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1/2 cup soy sauce
    1/2 cup water
    1/4 cup brown sugar

    Dipping Sauce
    3/4 cup water
    2 teaspoons cornstarch
    1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1 1/2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
    1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grate
    2 cloves garlic, smashed
    1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

    Basic Chinese White Sauce
    In a measuring cup, combine:
    2 Tablespoons soy sauce, shoyu, or Bragg’s
    3/4 cup water
    1 Tablspoon grated ginger
    1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic (1 small clove)
    1 Tablespoon cornstarch

    Basic Chinese Brown Sauce
    In a measuring cup, combine:
    2 Tbl. soy sauce, shoyu, or Bragg’s
    3/4 c. water
    0.5 – 1 Tbl. grated ginger
    1 tsp. chopped garlic (1 clove)
    1 Tbl. cornstarch
    1 Tbl. Molasses

    Spicy Orange Glaze
    In a measuring cup, combine:
    2 Tbl. soy sauce, shoyu, or Bragg’s
    1/3 c. water
    1 tsp grated ginger
    1-2 tsp. chopped garlic (1-2 cloves)
    1 Tbl. cornstarch
  • 2Basic Chinese Sauce
    4 ts Soy sauce
    1 ts Sesame oil
    1 ts Oyster sauce
    1 ts Chili paste

    Basic Asian Brown Sauce
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 cup chicken broth
    2 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 clove garlic, finely chopped

    Chinese Lemon Sauce
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/3 cup chicken broth
    1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
    3 tablespoons lemon juice
    2 tablespoons light corn syrup
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 garlic clove , minced
    2 teaspoons cornstarch
    1 teaspoon cold water

    Peanut Sauce
    1 tablespoon peanut butter (i used crunchy)
    3 tablespoons skim milk or 3 tablespoons soymilk or 3 tablespoons coconut milk (will do)
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon soy sauce or 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
    1 tablespoon chili sauce or 1 tablespoon ketchup
    1 dash chili flakes
    salt and pepper , to taste

    Ginger Sauce
    1 yellow onion
    2 tablespoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
    1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    1/2 cup white vinegar
    1 cup soy sauce

    Mustard Sauce
    2 tablespoons dry mustard
    1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
    5 tablespoons milk
    2 tablespoons cream
    2 tablespoons hot water
    1 tablespoon sesame seeds, lightly toasted
    1/4 cup soy sauce
    1 garlic cloves, minced


    Teriyaki Sauce
    1 cup soy sauce
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    2 garlic cloves, minced

    Sriracha Sauce
    1 1/2 cups chopped Chili Peppers
    1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
    3 garlic cloves
    2 Tablespoons palm sugar (or brown sugar)
    2 teaspoons salt
    1/4 cup white vinegar

    Spicy Sushi Sauce
    1/2 cup mayonnaise ( use vegan mayo to make this sauce vegan)
    2 tablespoons sriracha sauce
    1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


    Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
    3 garlic cloves, peeled
    2 hot red peppers ( jalapeno, serrano, thai, cayenne, etc.)
    1/2 cup sugar
    3/4 cup water
    1/4 cup vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    2 tablespoons water
  • 3Wasabi Sauce
    1/3 cup mayonnaise
    2 teaspoons wasabi paste or 2 teaspoons wasabi powder
    2 tablespoons honey

    Asian Barbecue Sauce
    6 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar ( not seasoned)
    1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
    1 tablespoon asian fish sauce
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 tablespoon honey
    1/3 cup minced shallots
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
    1/8 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
    1/3 cup sugar

    Tabasco Sauce
    3 dozen long hot red peppers
    1 garlic cloves
    1 tablespoon granulated sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon horseradish
    1 cup hot vinegar

    Hoisin Sauce
    4 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 tablespoon peanut butter or 1 tablespoon black bean paste
    1 tablespoon honey or 1 tablespoon molasses or 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    2 teaspoons white vinegar
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/8 teaspoon onion powder
    2 teaspoons sesame oil
    20 drops chinese hot sauce ( or habenero or jalapenos)
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper

    Asian Plum Sauce
    6 cups pitted chopped red plums
    1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
    1 cup sugar
    1 cup vinegar
    1 small onions ( 1/2 cup minced)
    1 teaspoon crushed dried chili pepper flakes
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
    2 tablespoons soy sauce or 1 tablespoon salt
    1 tablespoon Thai basil or 1 tablespoon tarragon, minced
    1 tablespoon basil, minced

    Lumpia Dipping Sauce
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup sugar
    1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon ketchup
    1 garlic cloves, finely minced
    1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4Basic directions: mix ingredients, cook until thickened.

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