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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HalfPint
HalfPint August 29, 2012

dry sake
dry white
chinese rice wine

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sexyLAMBCHOPx August 29, 2012

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Ascender
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.

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Lizthechef
Lizthechef August 29, 2012

Lemon zest and i teaspoon of white or brown sugar.

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bigpan
bigpan August 30, 2012

White vermouth !

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