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Szechuan Sauce

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Szechuan Sauce

Szechuan sauce is a bold, spicy Chinese condiment with a tangy sweetness and savoury heat. This smokey sauce can be used as a dipping sauce, steak sauce, marinade, or to flavour meat.

27 July, 2022
Average: 4 (2 votes)

serves for


total time

0 HR 15 MIN


Low-sodium soy sauce
1 1⁄2 tbsp
Honey or maple syrup or brown sugar
2 tbsp
2 tsp (optional)
Asian chilli-garlic sauce
1 tbsp
Rice wine vinegar
1 tsp
Chinese cooking wine (Shaoxing) or mirin
1 tsp
1 ½ tbsp (fresh, finely minced)
Garlic cloves
2 finely minced
Red Pepper
1⁄2 tsp dry crushed

Step 01

Place all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat and warm until nearly boiling.

Step 02

Whisk and simmer until well combined.

Step 03

After removing from heat, let it cool and serve as a dipping sauce or stir fry sauce as soon as possible.

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