Spicy Orange Stir Fry Sauce

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by MelvinsWifey

This recipe from Cooks Illustrated makes enough sauce for 1 regular stir fry recipe. The citrus flavors in this sauce are especially good with chicken and shrimp. Other options are beef strips, tofu, or a veggie stir fry. If a spicier sauce is desired, add up to 2 teaspoons more chili sauce, or just toss in a teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper. Yum-O!

Top Review by Sharon123

Made this to go with a veggie stir fry. It worked great! I love the citrusy flavor. Thanks! Made for the Australian Recipe Swap-April 08!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 12 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed (about 2 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Asian chili sauce (double if you like spicy)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Toss with your favorite stir fry and serve hot!

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