Last Updated on June 5, 2021 by Ellen Christian
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Looking for gluten free Asian sauces? You are going to love this gluten free Asian sauce recipe! Get my recipe and try this today.
If you enjoy Asian recipes, you might want to try my Shrimp in Coconut Milk Sauce. It’s one of our favorites and so easy to make.
Or, if you’re having a party, you might want to check out this Chinese New Year Banquet Menu for a few more ideas.
Gluten Free Asian Sauces
We usually make this to eat with beef but you can certainly use it with chicken or pork if that’s what you have on hand. So many of the Asian sauces in the grocery store contain gluten because most soy sauces contain gluten. Thankfully, you can create your own gluten-free recipe at home very easily.
Sweet and sour sauce is a family favorite gluten free Asian sauce recipe. It’s very inexpensive to make and if you run out of any of these ingredients, I’ve shared a few substitutions at the end of the post that you can try.
Best beef to use with this?
If you’re wondering what type of beef to use, we chose a Certified Angus Beef® Brand sirloin steak and then cut it into strips. Only the best cuts of choice and prime make the cut because only the best can be called the Certified Angus Beef® brand. In Vermont, you can find it at Price Chopper.
What Chinese sauces are gluten free?
I have found these products that contain no gluten. Always read the label to be sure when making your choice. Many Asian sauces have hidden gluten.
What is gluten free soy sauce?
The key to keeping this sauce gluten free is to buy gluten-free soy sauce. Gluten-free soy sauce is sometimes called Tamari sauce.
Most soy sauces contain gluten because soy sauce is made from fermented wheat. Wheat, of course, contains gluten.
When shopping for soy sauce, look for a bottle that is clearly labeled gluten-free. We buy this brand.
Easy recipe substitutions
Now, if you happen to be out of pineapple juice, you can substitute orange juice for almost the same taste. If you’re out of ketchup, you can try this recipe with Thousand Island dressing.
It’s a slightly different taste but still very good. If you’re trying to cut down on white sugar, you can use brown sugar or even honey in this recipe.
If you’re trying to go corn-free, you can use arrowroot to thicken this gluten free Asian sauce. Or, you can buy non-GMO cornstarch if you’re worried about GMOs.
What should I put Glute Free Asian Sauces on?
You can use this with all of your favorite gluten free Asian appetizers. We love it on Teriyaki beef, chicken wings, and mini meatballs we make without breadcrumbs. Sometimes, we make it with my frugal fried rice recipe.
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1 tablespoon gluten free soy sauce
- 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3/4 cup pineapple juice
- 2 teaspoons oil
- Mix the juice and the cornstarch until their are no lumps.
- Heat the oil in a small sauce pan.
- Add all ingredients including the juice mixture.
- Cook over medium heat until the sauce thickens.
- Serve over your favorite meat and rice.
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Serving Size:1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 357mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 0gSugar: 20gProtein: 1g
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