Basic Chinese Brown Sauce

Either store-bought beef broth or beef bouillon cubes dissolved in boiling water can be used in this recipe.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • In a bowl, whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine, sugar, sesame oil, and pepper until combined.
  • Whisk in the cornstarch. Either use the sauce immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use. (Use the sauce within 3 or 4 days.) Stir the sauce before adding it to the stir-fry to bring up any cornstarch that has settled on the bottom.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • In a bowl, whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine, sugar, sesame oil, and pepper until combined.
  • Whisk in the cornstarch. Either use the sauce immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use. (Use the sauce within 3 or 4 days.) Stir the sauce before adding it to the stir-fry to bring up any cornstarch that has settled on the bottom.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories20
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium310mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein1g