Ancient Chinese secret

25 Nov

In our manic mining of the net for PF Chang clone recipes, we came across some older posts from their chefs. Of interest was the concept of “house white sauce,” which is basically chicken stock with a touch of oyster sauce.

P. F. Chang’s China Bistro Cantonese Stir Fry Sauce
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon chicken base powder
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons choosing wine or sherry
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Notes:
Very concentrated. Use sparingly when stir frying vegetables or tossing with noodles.
Recipe doubles.
Refrigerates well, up to a month.
Stir thoroughly before using.
Servings: 4

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