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Kung Pao Sauce

This Kung Pao Sauce is an amazing condiment which comes together in around 5 minutes. It is amazing with any stir fry, rice dish, even Ramen noodles. This great sauce which will give almost any dish flavor in seconds. It is naturally vegan and will be a keeper that the whole family will enjoy. 

Closeup view of the Kung Pao Sauce.

 

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Yes it is true, because I think no matter what dish you are making, it is all about sauces which make everything better like this Fry Sauce, the Awesome Sauce, my Puttanesca Sauce, or the all-time-favorite Bang Bang Sauce.

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Ingredients needed for this vegan Kung Pao Sauce.

Why this Kung Pao Sauce is so great

It has just the right amount of sweet and savory flavors which make it even better than you can imagine.

It is really easy to make and you always know what to do with step-by-step pictures. You can be sure you will succeed in only 5 minutes.

Using pantry staples just makes everything better. Versatile for veggies, stir fries, rice dishes and so much more

Mixing wet ingredients in a small sauce pan.

What’s in this Kung Pao Sauce recipe

Here is all you need to make this easy recipe:

  • Hoisin sauce
  • garlic
  • tamari
  • cornstarch + water
  • vegetable broth
  • rice vinegar

Seasoning the Kung Pao Sauce.

Bring to a boil and let thicken.

How to make Kung Pao Sauce

Start with a small sauce pan or casserole. Add Hoisin sauce, garlic, tamari, vegetable broth, and rice vinegar. Bring everything to boil and let simmer on low for around 1 minute.

Finally mix cornstarch with water and add to the sauce boil again until thickened to the desired consistency.

Cool down a bit and transfer to an airtight container with a lid on top.

Kung Pao Sauce in a small glass jar with cauliflower and scallions in the background.

Tips and tricks

Storing: it will last in the fridge in your airtight container for around 1 week. Makes meal prep and big batch cooking even easier. You have it always on hand and use whenever you need.

Tray bake: fantastic for sheet pan recipes. Place veggies and mix with sauce and seasonings, then bake.

Collage of two pictures of the Kung Pao Sauce, with recipe name text.

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Can’t wait to see what will you putting this on.

Cheers, Florian.

Bring to a boil and let thicken.

Kung Pao Sauce

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes

This Kung Pao Sauce is an amazing condiment which comes together in around 5 minutes. It is amazing with any stir fry, rice dish, even Ramen noodles. This great sauce which will give almost any dish flavor in seconds. It is naturally vegan and will be a keeper that the whole family will enjoy. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/3 cup Hoisin
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 3 Tbs water
  • 1/3 cup tamari
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

Instructions

  1. Start with a small sauce pan or casserole. Add Hoisin sauce, garlic, tamari, vegetable broth, and rice vinegar. Bring everything to boil and let simmer on low for around 1 minute.
  2. Finally mix cornstarch with water and add to the sauce boil again until thickened to the desired consistency. Cool down a bit and transfer to an airtight container with a lid on top.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 4 Tbs
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 774mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 0g
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