Definition of oyster sauce in English:

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oyster sauce

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noun

A sauce made with oysters and soy sauce, used especially in Chinese cooking.
Example sentences
  • Use a bottle of your favourite stir-fry sauce from the supermarket, or make your own; I like to use a mixture of dry sherry, garlic, minced ginger, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and a tablespoon or so of peanut oil.
  • Add the udon noodles, soy sauce and oyster sauce and cook until heated through.
  • Marinate sliced tofu in a mixture of chile-garlic sauce, vegetable oil, soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, sugar and ginger for at least one hour and up to one day.

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Syllabification: oys·ter sauce

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