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soy sauce

a salty, fermented sauce much used on fish and other dishes in the Orient, prepared from soybeans.
Also, soya sauce.
Origin of soy sauce
1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for soy sauce
  • It is then cooked in soy sauce, water and other flavorings.
  • When the sizzling dies down, add the soy sauce and stock or water.
  • Sashimi, for example, is raw fish dipped in seasoned soy sauce.
  • Pour in water and soy sauce, and stir in sugar and hot pepper paste.
  • When supplies ran out, some consumers turned to soy sauce and fermented bean curd, because of their saltiness.
  • The brown sugar and soy sauce marinade tenderizes the meat and cooks down into a sticky, deliciously savory sauce.
  • Serve with soy sauce, pickled ginger, and remaining wasabi paste.
  • Pan-browned dumplings are dipped in soy sauce, vinegar, or chili oil.
  • Add the water, oyster sauce, and soy sauce and cover.
  • Also useful for flavoring dishes, soy sauce does not spoil as long as it is kept in a sealed container.
British Dictionary definitions for soy sauce

soy sauce

a salty dark brown sauce made from fermented soya beans, used esp in Japanese and Chinese cookery Also called soya sauce
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