Sauces to stir fry your LotFotL veggies in.

Making a quick Stir-fry with fresh farm veggies can help you meet that eat more veggies goal. Let’s face it, without a few tricks in your bag, getting more veggies be a challenge. It is a lot easier to grab a turkey sandwich with a piece of lettuce on it and argue that it does have veggies. But, a stir fry can be fast and easy and delicious . Once you have a few recipes in your bag you can change up the flavors by using different sauces. If you live in the Milwaukee are, try ordering an organically fed chicken or grass-fed beef from LotFotL’s online farm store to add to your dish.

All-Purpose Stir-Fry Brown Sauce with Garlic


1/3-2/3 cup soy sauce (taste test)
1/2 cup chicken broth (can sub water)
1/3 cup rice wine
3 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water

  1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, broth, rice wine, sugar, sesame oil and white pepper.
  2. Dissolve the cornstarch in 1/4 cup water.
  3. Heat a pan over high heat; add the cooking oil, swirling to coat; add the garlic and ginger; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 15 seconds.
  4. Add the soy sauce mixture; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the cornstarch solution and cook, stirring, until the sauce boils and thickens.
  7. Can be added to any stir fry veggie meat combination that you have come up with
  8. Serve with rice

Sweet and Sour Sauce

3/4 cup white sugar
1/3 cup white vinegar
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon ketchup
2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Place the sugar, vinegar, water, soy sauce, ketchup and cornstarch in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Stir continuously until the mixture has thickened.

Pineapple Stir Fry Sauce


1 cup crushed pineapple + juice
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon mined ginger (fresh)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon cornstarch


  1. Mix together all ingredients except for water and cornstarch, and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Remove half the sauce and puree using a hand blender or regular blender.
  3. Return to pot and add water and cornstarch mix, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens.


  1. Marinate your tofu/meat in it before frying
  2. Add to your stir fry for the last few minutes of cooking