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Chinese Brown Sauce

User Rating 4 Star Rating (12 Reviews)


Four Happiness meat ball in brown sauce, Beijing, China
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You'll often find this easy to make brown sauce accompanying popular Chinese dishes such as Beef with Broccoli.

Reader Rating out of 5 stars: 6+
Comments: Rhonda, you really outdid yourself this time!! This is an outstanding recipe and has become my mainstay very quickly, Thanks so very much!

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


Combine the above ingredients in order and bring to a boil, stirring.

Chinese Brown Sauce - a recipe using beef bouillion cubes
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 4 out of 5
Chinese Brown Sauce, Member kicker7

I think this recipe is fine, but...... I ""modify"" by adding water to the corn starch first and then add this slurry to the sauce. It never comes out lumpy. Also a teaspoon or two of dry sherry adds a lot of flavor to the sauce.

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