Soy sauce is a fermented sauce made from soybeans, roasted grain, water, and salt. It was invented in China where it has been used as a condiment for close to 2,500 years. It is used widely in Asian cuisines, and is popular in Western cuisines as well.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Soy sauce is used a seasoning during cooking or as a condiment. It is often used in stir-fry dishes to add color and flavor, or as a sauce to meat and vegetable dishes
Conserving and Storing
Soy sauce can be stored in a cool dark place or a cupboard. Storing it inside the fridge is not required, but it will help prolong its flavor longer.
The container should be tightly sealed and stored away from direct heat and light.