HOME > Chowhound > General Topics >

Good bottled stir-fry sauces?

comestible Feb 1, 2012 07:39 AM

I do a stir-fry fairly often, in a wok on an outdoor burner. I'm sure it's better to make your own sauce for finishing a dish, but I wondered if anyone's found exceptionally good bottled sauces. In other words, well beyond the standard hoisin or oyster sauces.

I'm sure there are many varieties and flavor profiles. Two I've enjoyed are Weil's Otherworldly Wok Sauce and a Thai Green Curry sauce from Trader Joe's. But I haven't tried many.

Just looking for good recommendations from others.


  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. mrbigshotno.1 RE: comestible Feb 1, 2012 08:47 AM

    You'd be surprised the variations you can get out of one of those big big bottles of Mr. Yoshidas.

    1. m
      mpalmer6c RE: comestible Feb 1, 2012 08:48 PM

      I've tried many bottled sauces and found most
      horrid. The lone exception is Trader Joe's
      yellow curry sauce (which has no
      relation to supermarket curry powder). But
      even then I just add it to my own sauce
      with chicken broth. sugar, lemon juice,
      garlic, red curry pasteand good soy sauce
      (i.e., not Kikkoman).

      trader Joe's

      Show Hidden Posts