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Oyster sauce 蚝油 (háo yóu)

This thick brown sauce made from oysters, brine, and sugar has a light, salty taste and is used as a condiment and frequently added to stir fries to enhance flavor. It is sold in bottles in the Asian food aisle of the supermarket.

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