Can you substitute soy sauce for butter or vegetable oil when cooking?

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Not chemically. Soy sauce can be substituted for salt in many recipes, but it does not contain the fats of butter or oil, which are often necessary for building textures or other chemical changes in the recipe.
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Can you substitute butter for vegetable oil in a brownie mix?

Yes. Use the same amount of melted butter as oil. If you are usinga non-stick coated pan, lower the temperature by 25 degrees. Setyour timer for 1/2 the time and then monitor every 2-3 minutes tokeep from over-browning or burning. The test method for donenessother than visual should be a toothpick t ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute apple sauce for oil butter or margarine in a recipe?

It's might be better to substitute oils, butter and margarine with applesauce in oil-based baked goods like muffins and breads, or moist cakes. Substitute applesauce one for one with the oil, and it helps to add in 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. They say a little oil goes a long way in contributing to ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute vegetable oil for butter in a cake recipe?

Here's how: . Butter is 80% fat, oil is 100% To keep amount of fat the same, use 4/5 the amount of butter vs. oil. Use ounces instead of cups.If you get an odd number of ounces, use tablespoons: 2 TBS = 1 oz. Multiply the amount of oil x4, then divide that number by 5 and you have your oil! . T ( Full Answer )

Can I substitute vegetable oil for margarine?

To replace one cup of margarine one may use 1 cup shortening plus 1/2 teaspoon salt OR 1 cup butter OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil plus 1/2 teaspoon salt OR 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Can butter substituted for vegetable oil?

It depends on what the oil was for. If it is a recipe, especially for baking, you can use butter as substitute for oil. It is not recommended to substitute butter to fry something because it tends to burn in a hot pan, you should use oil to fry. Yes is can! Just don't use as much oil as butter. B ( Full Answer )

What can you substitute for soy sauce?

In some recipes you could use balsamic vinegar mixed with a pinch of salt or just use salt. There is no real substitute for soy sauce. It is a different form of saltiness.

Can you substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake?

Yes, you can substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake mix. If you use butter, don't use the entire amount of liquid which is called for. You can just kind of guess at how much liquid to remove, or you can carefully calculate the number of liquid ounces of butter that you've added, compare that ( Full Answer )

When substituting butter for vegetable oil is it one cup for one cup?

A 1:1 ratio is a good place to start. The two things likely to make the biggest difference are fat content and water content. Butter is about 20% water but I do not know how much of vegetable oil is water--I do believe it is a similar percentage, though, which is a good start. Butter does have much ( Full Answer )

Can oil be substituted for butter?

Sometimes. The best time to substitue oil for butter is when frying or sauteing foods in a pan or pot. In recpies for baked goods, however, it is best not to subsitute ingredients out and is always better to follow what the recipe calls for.

Can you substitute oil for butter in recipes?

No, this would taste terrible, but you can substitute margarine for butter. Sorry, I have to disagree. Margarine tastes nasty to me, even a little bit in a recipe. It would depend on the recipe if you could use butter in place of oil. Butter and oil are equivalent fats and are pretty much interch ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil for cooking?

A qualified YES, if you are cooking vegetables, meat etc - things that the taste of olive oil won't interfere with. However, in sweets - cakes etc. the taste of the olive oil is too overpowering, so I wouldn't recommend it.

Is there a substitution for vegetable oil?

Any neutral-tasting oil can be substituted; canola oil, soybean oil, corn oil, etc. If you want a richer taste (and more saturated fat), you can try clarified butter (ghee), depending on the dish.

Can butter be substituted in place of vegetable oil in baking strawberry cake?

I have often interchanged 'fats' when baking depending on what I had on hand. Sometimes it slightly changed the texture of the final product, but sometimes it didn't. Butter has a higher level of saturated fat so vegetable oil would be lighter , but I've never had a problem by substituting one for ( Full Answer )

How much oil do you substitute for butter?

Oil and butter are equivalent fats; if the recipe calls for one tablespoon of oil, use one tablespoon of butter. Please note. this is not true for margarine or spread, a tablespoon of one of these does not contain a tablespoon of fat but fat and many other ingredients.

Can vegetable oil be substituted for butter in baking?

No. In many baking recipes, a combination of butter and sugar provides a solid base. Once the batter is baked, the butter melts over time and is spread evenly throughout the goods. Using melted butter or liquid oils will weigh down your batter and cause the bottoms of your goods to be greasy and/or ( Full Answer )

What can you substitute in the place of soy sauce?

really depends on what you are preparing and how much you are needing in the dish. But you could try Worcestershire sauce if its just a little. But i wouldn't use that if its a Chinese or Other Asian Dish... it wouldn't taste right. Without more info that's all i got.

Can you substitute worcestershire sauce for soy sauce?

No. They may look the same, but wocesteshire and soy sauce are two completely different flavours. However, if you like the taste of one more than the other though, by all means use soy sauce.

How much butter to substitute cooking oil?

If the cooking oil is given in grams (or a weight measure), it's the same weight. If it's given in mils (or a liquid measure), melt the butter and use the same amount.

Soy sauce substitute?

I think tomato ketchup is good substitute for soy sauce Teriyaki sauce (although it contains soy sauce), Worchestershire sauce.

When baking can you substitute vegetable oil for cooking oil?

"Cooking oil" is actually a broad term for purified fat derived from plants which is normally liquid at room temperature. "Vegetable oil," when used to label a cooking oil product may refer to a specific oil like rapeseed oil or to a blend of different oils. Not all vegetable oils are edible - some ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute canoli for vegetable oil?

Vinegar is an acetic acid solution in http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_ingredients_of_vinegar# (5-9 %). For non-distilled vinegars (cider vinegar, wine vinegar, malt vinegar, balsamic vinegar, etc.), other compounds will be present; these are what give the vinegar its particular http://wiki ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil when cooking stir fry?

It's not a great substitution for stir fries, primarily because olive oil has a lower smoking point than vegetable oil, meaning it will begin smoking a lot before the pan would be as hot as you'd require it to be for a stir fry. The second reason is that olive oil has a distinctive taste which is pr ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute soy sauce for tamari a sauce?

Sure, they are both soy sauce. Tamari is a grade above shoyu (soy sauce). They are both made by fermenting soy beans, shoyu has a mix of soy and wheat. Some Japanese brands are thick and dark like tamari. Tamari is typically thicker and darker and some brands have no wheat. Some brands of Ch ( Full Answer )

Why does the cooking oil floats up when mixed with soy sauce?

Oil and water don't mix. This is because oil is composed of "nonpolar" molecules, and water molecules are "polar." Since they can't mix, the denser substance sinks to the bottom, and the less dense substance floats on top. Oil is less dense than water, so it floats. Soy sauce is mostly water, so o ( Full Answer )