How to make stir fry sauces

01. November 2023

The secret behind any delicious stir fry is a great stir fry sauce recipe. Discover how to make stir fry sauces as well as some amazing stir fry recipes and ideas to cook at home.

Stir Fry & Stir Fry Sauce

Stir fries are the perfect midweek meal for when you want something quick and delicious. Many stir fry recipes call for only a few ingredients and can be cooked in under 15 minutes.

Simply choose your favourite combination of vegetables along with some meat, chicken, seafood or vegetable protein if liked and a delicious homemade stir fry sauce. Add some rice or noodles and you've got a wholesome meal in minutes that the whole family will enjoy.

Easy Stir Fry Sauce Recipes

What takes a good stir fry to the next level is the sauce. There are a variety of readymade stir fry sauces available in supermarkets, but it’s easy to make a delicious home made stir fry sauce with some store cupboard ingredients you're already likely to have at home, such as soy sauce, honey and ginger.

Stir Fry FAQ's

How long will homemade stir fry sauce last?

You can make a homemade stir fry sauce and store it in the fridge for a week, so don't worry if you made too much, just save it for another delicious stir fry later in the week.

Are stir fries healthy?

Stir fry recipes can be very healthy balanced meal, with a great mix of protein, vegetables and carbohydrates. You can help reach your 5-a-day by including lots of different veg.

Stir frying is a healthy method of cooking as you don’t need much oil. And keeping the veg crunchy will retain more vitamins. 

If you’re buying a readymade stir fry sauce check the label to ensure there’s no artificial additives. Kikkoman Teriyaki Stir Fry Sauces with Roasted Garlic and Toasted Sesame are both completely natural and really convenient. Or make your own so you know exactly what is in it.

What are the best stir fry ingredients?

The fun of cooking a stir fry is that you can be adventurous. For the protein of your stir fry you could choose from a huge range including chicken, turkey, beef, pork, prawn and tofu.

Traditional vegetables include beansprouts, shredded cabbage, peppers, baby corn, broccoli, onion, pak choi.

Serve with your choice of noodles or rice.

We have a huge range of stir fry recipes to help you and your family enjoy delicious meals every time. Check out some of our great recipes below or take a look at our entire collection of Stir Fry Recipes.

If you're unsure what noodles to use in your stir fry then make sure you check out our Guide To Noodles.

And if you struggle with rice, then make sure you take 2 minutes to read our simple guide on how to cook rice.

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