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soy sauce

[soi saws] /ˈsɔɪ ˌsɔs/
a salty, fermented sauce prepared from soybeans, used in East Asian cuisine.
Also, especially British, soya sauce [soi-uh saws] /ˈsɔɪ ə ˌsɔs/ (Show IPA).
Origin of soy sauce
First recorded in 1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Add the soy sauce and seasoning, then the browned liver and onion.

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  • Moisten with stock, add sugar and soy sauce and let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until beef is tender.

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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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