What is an appropriate substitute for dry sherry?

Making a stir-fry dish and out of dry sherry. Are there any comparable substitutes?

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bigpan August 30, 2012
White vermouth !
 
Lizthechef August 29, 2012
Lemon zest and i teaspoon of white or brown sugar.
 
Ascender August 29, 2012
In Chinese food, dry sherry is a substitute for Chinese rice wine, so that is the perfect substitute.
I've never found a decent substitute for sherry in a mushroom sauce, unfortunately. Sherry contributes a distinctive flavor note.
 
sexyLAMBCHOPx August 29, 2012
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HalfPint August 29, 2012
dry sake
dry white
chinese rice wine
 
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