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How to make an asian mother sauce

A mother sauce is a basic sauce the you can add several ingredients to to make other sauces .

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Prepare all ingredients

Place soy sauce and sugar in saucepan on med low till sugar dissolves.

Place soy sauce and sugar in saucepan on med low till sugar dissolves.

Once sugar dissolves add ginger, garlic and lemongrass. Simmer until sauce reduces by 1/4

Once sugar dissolves add ginger, garlic and lemongrass. Simmer until sauce reduces by 1/4

Be careful because the sauce will boil over if u don't watch it. Mine did :(

Be careful because the sauce will boil over if u don't watch it. Mine did :(

Pour into container and add chili flakes, basil and enjoy . You can use as a marinade, in a stir fry or as a dipping sauce.

Pour into container and add chili flakes, basil and enjoy . You can use as a marinade, in a stir fry or as a dipping sauce.

  • 1c soy sauce
  • 1c brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1Tbs minced ginger
  • 1Tbs lemon grass sliced thin
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1Tbs Thai basil minced